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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #2
    Anaïs Nin
    “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #3
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #4
    “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
    Life is beauty, admire it.
    Life is a dream, realize it.
    Life is a challenge, meet it.
    Life is a duty, complete it.
    Life is a game, play it.
    Life is a promise, fulfill it.
    Life is sorrow, overcome it.
    Life is a song, sing it.
    Life is a struggle, accept it.
    Life is a tragedy, confront it.
    Life is an adventure, dare it.
    Life is luck, make it.
    Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
    Life is life, fight for it.”

  • #5
    Jimi Hendrix
    “I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”
    Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold as Love

  • #6
    Bob Marley
    “Who are you to judge the life I live?
    I know I'm not perfect
    -and I don't live to be-
    but before you start pointing fingers...
    make sure you hands are clean!”
    Bob Marley

  • #7
    May Sarton
    “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
    May Sarton

  • #8
    “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there'd be a shortage of sand.”

  • #9
    Milton Friedman
    “Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government-- in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.”
    Milton Friedman

  • #10
    Milton Friedman
    “I’m in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal.”
    Milton Friedman

  • #11
    The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce
    “The Seven Social Sins are:

    Wealth without work.
    Pleasure without conscience.
    Knowledge without character.
    Commerce without morality.
    Science without humanity.
    Worship without sacrifice.
    Politics without principle.

    From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.”
    Frederick Lewis Donaldson

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