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  • #1
    Maya Angelou
    “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #2
    Oprah Winfrey
    “You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
    Oprah Winfrey

  • #3
    Oprah Winfrey
    “You get to know who you really are in a crisis.”
    Oprah Winfrey

  • #4
    The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #5
    Mother Teresa
    “Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #6
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #7
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #8
    Dorothy Parker
    “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”
    Dorothy Parker

  • #9
    Dorothy Parker
    “I had been fed, in my youth, a lot of old wives' tales about the way men would instantly forsake a beautiful woman to flock around a brilliant one. It is but fair to say that, after getting out in the world, I had never seen this happen."

    [From a column dated November 17, 1928]”
    Dorothy Parker, Constant Reader

  • #10
    Zadie Smith
    “She wore her sexuality with an older woman's ease, and not like an awkward purse, never knowing how to hold it, where to hang it, or when to just put it down.”
    Zadie Smith

  • #11
    Dr. Seuss
    “You're off to Great Places!
    Today is your day!
    Your mountain is waiting,
    So... get on your way!”
    Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

  • #12
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #13
    Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #14
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

  • #15
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #16
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they have not communicated with each other.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #17
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #18
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Like anybody, I would like to have a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #19
    Theodore Parker
    “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
    Theodore Parker

  • #20
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #21
    Maya Angelou
    “When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #22
    Maya Angelou
    “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!”
    Maya Angelou

  • #23
    Maya Angelou
    “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.

    (Popular misquote of "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.")”
    Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

  • #24
    Maya Angelou
    “What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.”
    Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now



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