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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”
    Oscar Wilde


  • #2
    Maya Angelou
    “When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #3
    Carl Sagan
    “For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.”
    Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark


  • #4
    Carl Sagan
    “The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what's true.”
    Carl Sagan


  • #5
    Maya Angelou
    “I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #6
    Mark Twain
    “Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.”
    Mark Twain


  • #7
    Mark Twain
    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
    Mark Twain


  • #8
    Mark Twain
    “The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.”
    Mark Twain


  • #9
    Mark Twain
    “Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.”
    Mark Twain, Christian Science


  • #10
    Mark Twain
    “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”
    Mark Twain


  • #11
    Mark Twain
    “Never be haughty to the humble, never be humble to the haughty.”
    Mark Twain


  • #12
    Mark Twain
    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that but the really great make you feel that you too can become great. When you are seeking to bring big plans to fruition it is important with whom you regularly associate. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly be that kind of a friend for your friends.”
    Mark Twain


  • #13
    Mark Twain
    “The exquisitely bad is as satisfying to the soul as the exquisitely good. Only the mediocre is unendurable.”
    Mark Twain


  • #14
    Mark Twain
    “I have too much respect for the truth to drag it out on every trifling occasion.”
    Mark Twain


  • #15
    Mark Twain
    “Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.”
    Mark Twain


  • #16
    Maya Angelou
    “We need much less than we think we need.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #17
    Maya Angelou
    “Whining is not only graceless, but can be dangerous. It can alert a brute that a victim is in the neighborhood.”
    Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now


  • #18
    Maya Angelou
    “History with all its unending pain cannot be outlived, but faced with courage need not be lived again.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #19
    Maya Angelou
    “To those who are given much, much is expected.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #20
    Maya Angelou
    “I believe that one can never leave home. I believe that one carries the shadows, the dreams, the fears and the dragons of home under one's skin, at the extreme corners of one's eyes and possibly in the gristle of the earlobe.”
    Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
    tags: home


  • #21
    Maya Angelou
    “Achievement brings it own anticlimax.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #22
    Maya Angelou
    “To grow up is to stop putting blame on parents”
    Maya Angelou, Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female


  • #23
    Maya Angelou
    “Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #24
    Maya Angelou
    “As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else.”
    Maya Angelou


  • #25
    Oprah Winfrey
    “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.
    ~Maya Angelou
    Remember this because it will happen many times in your life. When people show you who they are the first time believe them. Not the 29th. time. When a man doesn't call you back the first time, when you are mistreated the first time, when someone shows you lack of integrity or dishonesty the first time, know that this will be followed many many other times, that will some point in life come back to haunt or hurt you. Live your life in truth. Don't pretend to be someone you're not. You will survive anything if you live your life from the point of view of truth.”
    Oprah Winfrey


  • #26
    William G.T. Shedd
    “A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”
    William G.T. Shedd


  • #27
    Anaïs Nin
    “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.”
    Anaïs Nin


  • #28
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Courage is grace under pressure.”
    Ernest Hemingway


  • #29
    Lemony Snicket
    “At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.”
    Lemony Snicket


  • #30
    Nelson Mandela
    “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
    Nelson Mandela




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