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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote – Courage Is More Exhilarating Than Fear

"Courage is more exhilarating than fear, and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful ...
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Demetri Martin Quote – Fruit Baskets

"I like fruit baskets because they give you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple, you’d be like “Huh? What the hell is this?” but if it’s ...
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Quote – Uncovering your true potential

“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”   Picabo Street ...
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Wendell Berry Quote – The Past Is Our Definition

"The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it." - Wendell Berry ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Sogyal Rinpoche quote – Never left in silence

"We believe in a personal, unique, and separate identity — but if we dare to examine it, we find that this identity depends entirely on an endless collection of things to prop it up: our name, our “biography,” our partners, ...
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William Faulkner Quote – The Past Is Never Dead

"The past is never dead. It isn't even past." - William Faulkner ...
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François de La Rochefoucauld Quote – Memory

"Why is our memory good enough to recall to the last detail things that have happened to us, yet not good enough to recall how often we have told them to the same person?" - François de La Rochefoucauld ...
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Paula Ross quote – Pay the price

"Privilege, almost by definition, requires that someone pay the price for its enjoyment." - Paula Ross ...
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Gabriel García Márquez Quote – Endure The Burden Of The Past

"He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past." - Gabriel García Márquez ...
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