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Always do what you are afraid to do.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

COMMENTS


EKA from USA JANUARY 21, 2014
Life will be better if you do what you are afraid to do. Try it.


May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. —Peter Marshall
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. —Maya Angelou
Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. —Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much. —Erastus Wiman
We need not think alike to love alike. —Francis David
While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. —Apple Computer Inc.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. —Joseph Campbell
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. —John F. Kennedy
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. —Zelda Fitzgerald
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. —William G.T. Shedd
Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life. —John R. Wooden
To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple life. —John Burroughs
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.  —Thomas Jefferson
Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. —Alice Walker
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. —Ryunosuke Satoro
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. —Rachel Carson

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