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  • #1
    Garth Stein
    “Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”
    Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

  • #2
    Jack Kerouac
    “One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #3
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Let us take our bloated nothingness out of the path of the divine circuits.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays, First Series

  • #4
    Rabindranath Tagore
    “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”
    Rabindranath Tagore

  • #5
    Henry David Thoreau
    “We are constantly invited to be what we are.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #6
    “If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?”

  • #7
    “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.”
    Ralph Sockman

  • #8
    “Bring the past, but only if you can build from it.”
    Dominico Scarlatti

  • #9
    “Whatever lies within our power to do lies also within our power not to do.”

  • #10
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #11
    Wei Wu Wei
    “Why are you unhappy?
    Because 99.9 percent of everything you think, and of everything you do, is for yourself—and there isn’t one.”
    Wei Wu Wei

  • #12
    Joseph Brodsky
    “For darkness restores what light cannot repair.”
    Joseph Brodsky

  • #13
    Mitch Albom
    “Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
    Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

  • #14
    Jean de La Fontaine
    “A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
    Jean de La Fontaine, Fables

  • #15
    “It doesn't take a lot of strength to hang on, it takes a lot of strength to let go.”
    J C Watts Jr.

  • #16
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    “I wished a companion to lie near me in the starlight, silent and not moving, but ever within touch. For there is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.”
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • #17
    Henry Ford
    “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
    Henry Ford

  • #18
    Noam Chomsky
    “If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world.”
    Noam Chomsky