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I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.Nelson Mandela
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You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.Toni Morrison
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The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.Benjamin Franklin
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Mark  Donnelly
“The enchanted day is only enchanted if we ourselves believe that anything is possible.”
Mark Donnelly

Helen Keller
“True, I cannot see the stars scattered like gold dust in the heavens, but stars just as bright shine in my soul.”
Helen Keller

Through all the challenges life may throw at us; let’s not forget that we are
“Through all the challenges life may throw at us; let’s not forget that we are soul mates… companions… individuals… divinely fused together by the immeasurable power of love… and that we can get through it all… as one.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Alexander Lernet-Holenia
“Without a doubt the sense of beauty does not lie determined in the concreteness of an individual beautiful thing or person. Rather its purpose is much more the enchantment of the soul, for there is nothing physical that is not made with the intent of affecting the soul, and there is no soul that does not intend to dazzle everything physical with its sensations.”
Alexander Lernet-Holenia, Mars in Aries

Karl Pilkington
“I think people would live a bit longer if they didn't know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things.”
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