Inspirational and Motivational Quotes...Thoughts

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Apr 3, 2013
 
“History shows that it does not matter who is in power or what revolutionary forces take over the government, those who have not learned to do for themselves and have to depend solely on others never obtain any more rights or privileges in the end than they had in the beginning.”

Carter G. Woodson,
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“Service to others in their time of need is a privilege and an honor.”

Harley King
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Apr 7, 2013
 
“We need to write, paint, sculpt, weave, dance, sing, and think ourselves into existence. For too long other people have done it for us – and they’ve usually stereotyped us, or created versions of us that embody their own hang-ups and beliefs and prejudices about us. So we have to write our own stories.”

Albert wendt
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Apr 7, 2013
 
Not Perfect

No man or woman you know
Has reached perfection yet
And that is true of me and you
A point not to forget
If you look for another's faults
You're sure to find a few;
But if you seek their virtues, why
You're sure to find them too!
Accept the best from folk you meet-
It helps to keep life rich and sweet.

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When the outlook is not good - try the uplook

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We can't control the winds of life , but we can adjust the sails.

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Apr 8, 2013
 
It's not what you have in your pocket that makes you rich, it is what you have in your heart.

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“(I)f we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution.”

J.M. Coetzee
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“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.”

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Apr 9, 2013
 
“We’re on this planet for too short a time. And at the end of the day, what’s more important? Knowing that a few meaningless figures balanced—or knowing that you were the person you wanted to be?”

Sophie Kinsella
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“If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.”

Viktor E. Frankl
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“Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.”

Bertrand Russell
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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

Martin Luther King Jr.
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“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Apr 10, 2013
 
“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.”

Kofi Annan
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“...racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.”

Chris Crutcher
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Apr 10, 2013
 
“My dad always says, some people will treat you badly and you can't help that. But how you handle it and how it makes you feel, that's up to you.”

Elise Broach
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Apr 12, 2013
 
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.

Thomas Merton
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Apr 12, 2013
 
Differences challenge assumptions.

Anne Wilson Schaef
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Apr 12, 2013
 
"We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course ... we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing."

Wayne Muller

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