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A Testament of Hope by Martin Luther King Jr.
“Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.”
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Sayings of Confucius by Confucius
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The Greatest Words Ever Spoken by Steven K. Scott
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Taking the Leap by Pema Chödrön
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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“It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.”
Anonymous, The Bhagavad Gita

Anne Frank
“Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.”
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Og Mandino
“Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts. ”
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Rabindranath Tagore
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
for the heart to conquer it.”
Rabindranath Tagore, Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore

Elizabeth Gilbert
“In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

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