Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. —Hal Borland

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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

HAL BORLAND

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Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self. —Russell Simmons
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. —Buddha
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. —Les Brown
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Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in the quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. —Mary Jean Irion
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