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It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory.Franklin D. Roosevelt
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The Minpins by Roald Dahl
" “Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”

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Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
“Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract and Discourses

Brian Selznick
“Fairy tales only happen in movies."
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from The Invention of Hugo Cabret”
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick
“She walked to the rear door and took out a bobby pin from her pocket. Hugo watched as she fiddled with the pin inside the lock until it clicked and the door opened. "How did you learn to do that?" asked Hugo. "Books," answered Isabelle.”
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Ne te quaesiveris extra." (Do not seek for things outside of yourself)”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays

Ernest Hemingway
“Take a good rest, small bird," he said. "Then go in and take your chance like any man or bird or fish.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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