Character, the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life, is the source from which self-respect springs. —Joan Didion

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Character, the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life, is the source from which self-respect springs.

JOAN DIDION

journalist, essayist, novelist

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femi from Nigeria  MAY 2, 2017
nice quote

Marianne from louisiana NOVEMBER 22, 2016
This speaks the truth!

Ava from WI OCTOBER 14, 2016
why is this so awesome?

Anonymous OCTOBER 13, 2016
Beautiful Quote

Mary OCTOBER 12, 2016
Love it


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