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  • #1
    Toni Morrison
    “You are your best thing”
    Toni Morrison, Beloved

  • #2
    Mark Twain
    “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
    Mark Twain

  • #3
    George Orwell
    “In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
    George Orwell

  • #4
    Toni Morrison
    “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
    Toni Morrison, Beloved

  • #5
    Bob Marley
    “None but ourselves can free our minds.”
    Bob Marley

  • #6
    Toni Morrison
    “I tell my students, 'When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.”
    Toni Morrison

  • #7
    I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
    “I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #8
    “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”
    Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

  • #9
    Terry Goodkind
    “If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong way.”
    Terry Goodkind

  • #10
    “The first men to be created and formed were called the Sorcerer of Fatal Laughter, the Sorcerer of Night, Unkempt, and the Black Sorcerer … They were endowed with intelligence, they succeeded in knowing all that there is in the world. When they looked, instantly they saw all that is around them, and they contemplated in turn the arc of heaven and the round face of the earth … [Then the Creator said]: 'They know all … what shall we do with them now? Let their sight reach only to that which is near; let them see only a little of the face of the earth!… Are they not by nature simple creatures of our making? Must they also be gods?”
    Anonymous, Popol Vuh

  • #11
    Mitch Albom
    “Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.”
    Mitch Albom, Have a Little Faith: a True Story

  • #12
    Bob Marley
    “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
    Bob Marley

  • #13
    Hafez
    “And still, after all this time,
    The sun never says to the earth,
    "You owe Me."

    Look what happens with
    A love like that,
    It lights the Whole Sky.”
    Hafez

  • #14
    Maya Angelou
    “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #15
    George R.R. Martin
    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

  • #16
    Osho
    “Be — don't try to become”
    Osho

  • #17
    Osho
    “Experience life in all possible ways --
    good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light,
    summer-winter. Experience all the dualities.
    Don't be afraid of experience, because
    the more experience you have, the more
    mature you become.”
    Osho

  • #18
    Osho
    “Each person comes into this world with a specific destiny--he has something to fulfill, some message has to be delivered, some work has to be completed. You are not here accidentally--you are here meaningfully. There is a purpose behind you. The whole intends to do something through you.”
    Osho



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