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The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time.

WILLIAM HAZLITT

essayist, literary critic

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When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. —Henri Nouwen
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. —Anne Frank
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. —Howard Thurman
Hurt people, hurt people. That's how pain patterns get passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion and cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future. —Yehuda Berg
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. —William Jennings Bryan
What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?  —Robert H. Schuller
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. —Victor Borge
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values. —Kofi Annan
No one has ever become poor by giving. —Anne Frank
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
 —Alex Haley
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.  —Franklin D. Roosevelt
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. —Les Brown
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. —Albert Schweitzer
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. —Marie Curie
I do believe something magical can happen when you read a good book. —J.K. Rowling
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. —Roy Disney

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