Saturday, October 13, 2018

Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.

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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

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Beautiful scenery can help everything.

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You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. 
Franz Kafka

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

“The human body is the best work of art.”

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“As our body journeys through life, and life journeys on our body….life will leave marks on us too. From the creases of our wrinkles to the birthmarks on our bodies to the tattoos we decide to place.” 
― lauren klarfeld

Friday, September 14, 2018

The gull sees farthest who flies highest

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Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly." - Langston Hughes

Monday, September 3, 2018

We move in order to see.

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“Take action! An inch of movement will bring you closer to your goals than a mile of intention.” 
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Thursday, August 23, 2018

"Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors."

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“ Years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.”

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The poetry of the earth is never dead.

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I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. John Burroughs


Saturday, August 11, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.

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Sweet Treats
Chocolate kisses and ice cream wishes. 
Lemon drops and soda pops. 
Jelly beans and sugar-filled dreams. 
Lollipops and candy shops.
Sugar is yummy in every way, 
and adds to my sweetness every day!
      ~~ Sarah Hammer

Sunday, July 15, 2018

“Rain brings rain of umbrellas!”

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Whether the Sikhs want to worship in Wisconsin or the Christians want to worship in Texas or the Jews want to worship in New York, we're living under the magnificent umbrella of a Constitution that says we can.          Marianne Williamson 

Sunday, July 8, 2018

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.

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I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.         John Thune
  

Thursday, June 28, 2018

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.

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“The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.” 
― John Stuart Mill

Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

"Shoot for the moon! Even if you miss...you'll land among the stars."

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"The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse."        Ed Koch 

Friday, May 25, 2018

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.      Confucius

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.

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Begin noticing and being careful about keeping your imagination free of thoughts that you do not wish to materialize.
Instead, initiate a practice of filling your creative thoughts to overflow with ideas and wishes that you fully intend to manifest. Honor your imaginings regardless of others seeing them as crazy or impossible.  - Wayne Dyer

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Every person is a new window to a different world.

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The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.     
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, April 27, 2018

Freedom does not come without a price.

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Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, 
we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.    

Nelson Mandela