Things Truly Worthwhile – Laura Ingalls Wilder

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“As you read my stories of long ago I hope you will remember that things truly worthwhile and that will give you happiness are the same now as they were then. It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good. ”

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wander – J.R.R. Tolkien

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“Not all those who wander are lost.”

~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Each Friend Represents a World in Us – Anaïs Nin

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“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

~ Anaïs Nin

Those Who Wait – Abraham Lincoln

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“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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Be a Child Again – Max Lucado

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“Be a child again. Flirt. Giggle. Dip your cookies in your milk. Take a nap. Say you’re sorry if you hurt someone. Chase a butterfly. Be a child again.”

~ Max Lucado

If You Want to Be Successful – Will Rogers

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“If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple.

Know what you are doing.

Love what you are doing.

And believe in what you are doing.”

~ Will Rogers

Everyone Has Their Own Unique Journey – Daniell Koepke

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“Stop comparing where you’re at with where everyone else is. It doesn’t move you farther ahead, improve your situation, or help you find peace. It just feeds your shame, fuels your feelings of inadequacy, and ultimately, it keeps you stuck. The reality is that there is no one correct path in life. Everyone has their own unique journey.”

~ Daniell Koepke

Every Moment is The Guru – Charlotte Joko Beck

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“Life always give us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor, every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every breath. Every moment is the guru.”

~ Charlotte Joko Beck

Love is Lost – Khalil Gibran

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“Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.”

~ Khalil Gibran

A Warrior Feeds Her Body Well

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“A warrior feeds her body well. She trains it, works on it. Where she lacks knowledge, she studies. But above all, she must believe in her strength of will and purpose and heart and soul.”

~ David Gemmel

When You Look Into Infinity – Calvin and Hobbes

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“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realize there are more important things than what people do all day. ”

~ Calvin and Hobbes

Master One Mountain – William Arthur Ward

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“The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain – he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem – he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.”

~ William Arthur Ward

Valuable, Worthwhile Human Being – Wayne Dyer

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“You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being – not because anybody says so, not because you’re successful, not because you make a lot of money – but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason.”

~ Wayne Dyer

Mix a Little Foolishness – Horace

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“Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment.”

~  Horace

Random Act of Kindness – Princess Diana

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“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”

~ Princess Diana

Simpler Living – Laura Ingalls Wilder

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“I believe we would be happier to have a personal revolution in our individual lives and go back to simpler living and more direct thinking.”

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

No Tea – Japanese Proverb

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“If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.”

~ Japanese Proverb

Choose for Themselves – Wayne Dyer

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“Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.”

~ Wayne Dyer

Each Day a Special Occasion – Sarah Ban Breathnach

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“Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.”

~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

Afraid to Follow Our Passions – Robyn Allen

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“Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most because it means taking risks and even facing failure. But to pursue your passion with all your heart and soul is success in itself. The greatest failure is to have never really tried.”

~ Robyn Allen

Believe in Yourself – Christian D. Larson

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“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you greater than any obstacle.”

~ Christian D. Larson

Extend to Each Person – Og Mandino

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“Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.”

~ Og Mandino

Perseverance is a Great Element of Success – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“Perseverance is a great element of success; if you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate you are sure to wake up somebody.”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

May Your Walls Know Joy – Mary Anne Radmacher

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“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.”

~ Mary Anne Radmacher