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The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
~Eleanor Roosevelt


All my life I had been looking for something, and everywhere I turned someone tried to tell me what it was. I accepted their answers too, though they were often in contradiction and even self-contradictory. I was na´ve. I was looking for myself and asking everyone except myself questions which I, and only I, could answer. It took me a long time and much painful boomeranging of my expectations to achieve a realization everyone else appears to have been born with: that I am nobody but myself. ~Ralph Ellison, "Battle Royal"


Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. ~John Quincy Adams


Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. ~William Shakespeare


Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall. ~Oliver Goldsmith


Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day. ~Author Unknown


Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. ~Erich Fromm


When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage." ~Walt Disney


Candles are a gift of light,
A tiny sun, a bit of star.
No other dancer in the night
Dances with such sheer delight,
Little souls serene and bright,
Each a glimpse of what we are
Shining innocent and pure.
~Author Unknown


Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. ~Charles Richards


"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to
enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision,
with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here
to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you
forget the errand." ~Woodrow Wilson