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  • #1
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    Billie Holiday
    “You've got to have something to eat, and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body's sermon on how to behave.”
    Billie Holiday
    tags: life, love

  • #3
    Audrey Hepburn
    “I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.”
    Audrey Hepburn

  • #4
    Herman Melville
    “Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.”
    Herman Melville

  • #5
    Do one thing every day that scares you.
    “Do one thing every day that scares you.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #6
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #7
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

  • #8
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #9
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #10
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #11
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #12
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #13
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #14
    Desmond Tutu
    “Forgiving is not forgetting; its actually remembering--remembering and not using your right to hit back. Its a second chance for a new beginning. And the remembering part is particularly important. Especially if you dont want to repeat what happened.”
    Desmond Tutu

  • #15
    Desmond Tutu
    “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”
    Desmond Tutu

  • #16
    Desmond Tutu
    “There is nothing more difficult than waking someone who is only pretending to be asleep.”
    Desmond Tutu

  • #17
    Richard Feynman
    “Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.”
    Richard Feynman

  • #18
    Richard Feynman
    “I... a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe.”
    Richard Feynman

  • #19
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #20
    Marilyn Monroe
    “A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #21
    Marilyn Monroe
    “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #22
    Marilyn Monroe
    “It's far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #23
    Abraham Lincoln
    “My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #24
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #25
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #26
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #27
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #28
    Amelia Earhart
    “Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done.”
    Amelia Earhart

  • #29
    Amelia Earhart
    “Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.”
    Amelia Earhart

  • #30
    Amelia Earhart
    “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.”
    Amelia Earhart



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