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“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes, it's a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you're going to mess it up. Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything - they're your true best friends. Don't let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world. As for lovers, well, they'll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them - actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can't give up because if you give up, you'll never find your soulmate. You'll never find that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Just because you fail once, doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don't, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, ...more Marilyn Monroe
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Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
“What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed in there, regardless. It wasn't just about blood relations or shared chromosomes, but something wider, bigger. Cora was right- we had many families over time. Our family of origin, the family we created, as well as the groups you moved through while all of this was happening: friends, lovers, sometimes even strangers. None of them were perfect, and we couldn't expect them to be. You couldn't make any one person your world. The trick was to take what each could give you and build a world from it.
So my true family was not just my mom, lost or found; my dad, gone from the start; and Cora, the only one who had really been there all along. It was Jamie, who took me in without question and gave me a future I once couldn't even imagine; Oliva, who did question, but also gave me answers; Harriet, who, like me, believed she needed no one and discovered othe
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“True rebels after all, are as rare as true lovers,and in both cases, to mistake a fever for passion can destroy one's life”
James Baldwin
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
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Quiet by Susan Cain
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Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
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Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry
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The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
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Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
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Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Isaac Asimov
“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.”
Isaac Asimov

Lao Tzu
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
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