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  • #1
    “Some of our struggles involve making decisions, while others are a result of the decisions we have made. Some of our struggles result from choices others make that affect our lives. We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond. Many struggles come as problems and pressures that sometimes cause pain. Others come as temptations, trials, and tribulations.”
    L. Lionel Kendrick

  • #2
    Maya Angelou
    “If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?”
    Maya Angelou

  • #3
    Maya Angelou
    “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #4
    Maya Angelou
    “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #5
    Maya Angelou
    “I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #6
    Maya Angelou
    “The problem I have with haters is that they see my glory, but they don't know my story...”
    Maya Angelou

  • #7
    Maya Angelou
    “To those who have given up on love: I say, "Trust life a little bit.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #8
    Maya Angelou
    “A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #9
    I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #10
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #11
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #12
    Lao Tzu
    “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
    Lao Tzu

  • #13
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
    Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

  • #14
    André Gide
    “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    André Gide, Autumn Leaves

  • #15
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones

  • #16
    Helen Keller
    “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”
    Helen Keller

  • #17
    Bob Marley
    “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
    Bob Marley

  • #18
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn
    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #19
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • #20
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #21
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #22
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #23
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #24
    “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. Matthew 6:34”
    Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

  • #25
    François de La Rochefoucauld
    “No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”
    François de La Rochefoucauld

  • #26
    Thich Nhat Hanh
    “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

  • #27
    “The Lord gives us a spirit of hope and a feeling of comfort and confidence that we can overcome the obstacles we face. He has shown the way to gain strength during our struggles. With His assistance, we have the ability to succeed. Listen to His words of counsel and comfort: 'Fear not, little children, for you are mine, and I have overcome the world and none of them that my Father hath given me shall be lost.”
    L. Lionel Kendrick

  • #28
    William Shakespeare
    “My only love sprung from my only hate!
    Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
    Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
    That I must love a loathed enemy.”
    William Shakespeare

  • #29
    Henry Winkler
    “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”
    Henry Winkler

  • #30
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche



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