What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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BONFACE. from OGEMBO,KENYA. JULY 24, 2017
we should take time to discover what lies within us!

Collins from Ghana OCTOBER 8, 2016
This is perfectly true. It courage and determination to accomplish anything .

Evelyn MAY 24, 2016
I Truly Love this man .... Ralp Waldo Emwerson ...My Favorite

Tlynn from Sacramento MAY 22, 2016
See that great value within you and own it!

Anonymous APRIL 20, 2016
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF


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Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. —Dwight D. Eisenhower
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. —Mary Tyler Moore
Gratitude is the beginning of civility, of decency and goodness, of a recognition that we cannot afford to be arrogant. We should walk with the knowledge that we will need help every step of the way. —Gordon B. Hinckley
A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. —Thomas Carlyle
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. —Mother Teresa
If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure. —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. —T.D. Jakes
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. —Mark Twain
As you grow up, always tell the truth, do no harm to others, and don’t think you are the most important being on earth. Rich or poor, you then can look anyone in the eye and say, ‘I’m probably no better than you, but I’m certainly your equal. —Harper Lee
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lit the flame within us. —Albert Schweitzer
Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose. —Frank Tyger
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