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  • #1
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #2
    Mark Twain
    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
    Mark Twain

  • #3
    Marilyn Monroe
    “If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #4
    Robert Fulghum
    “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
    Robert Fulghum, True Love

  • #5
    Plato
    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    Plato

  • #6
    “If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.”
    Carter Crocker

  • #7
    Robert Frost
    “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”
    Robert Frost

  • #8
    Leo Tolstoy
    “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #9
    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

  • #10
    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

  • #11
    J.K. Rowling
    “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #12
    “How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful.”
    Evans G. Valens, The Other Side of the Mountain: The Story of Jill Kinmont

  • #13
    R.J. Palacio
    “Kinder than is necessary. Because it's not enough to be kind. One should be kinder than needed.”
    R.J. Palacio, Wonder

  • #14
    R.J. Palacio
    “I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.”
    R.J. Palacio, Wonder

  • #15
    R.J. Palacio
    “AUGUST PULLMAN'S PRECEPT
    Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world. --Auggie”
    R.J. Palacio, Wonder

  • #16
    R.J. Palacio
    “Now that I look back, I don't know why I was so stressed about it all this time. Funny how sometimes you worry a lot about something and it turns out to be nothing.”
    R.J. Palacio, Wonder

  • #17
    R.J. Palacio
    “...your deeds are like your monuments. Built with memories instead of stone.”
    R.J. Palacio, Wonder



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