Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. —Theodore Roosevelt

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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.


26th U.S. President


SK from St francis bay AUGUST 27, 2017
Well said,.. you can make it on your own!

deb from Benton ark DECEMBER 14, 2016
this is so true

Zylix from Greenville, Alabama JUNE 21, 2016
Leave it to Teddy Roosevelt to say such a thing!!!

DEGBEGNI from Cotonou(BENIN) JUNE 9, 2016
It is true. Don.t wait having huge amount of money before living your life as you desire even with the minimum you have

Dianne k from Cleveland JUNE 4, 2016
And. Be thankful

It's never too late to be what you might have been. —George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans]
A laugh is a smile that bursts. —Mary H. Waldrip
We need to remember that circumstances don’t make a person, they reveal a person.  —Emma Jameson
Strength of a character isn't always about how much you can handle before you break. It’s also about how much you can handle after you've been broken. —Robert Tew
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. —Anne Frank
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. —William Shakespeare
It is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. —Helen Keller
What I admire in Columbus is not his having discovered a world, but his having gone to search for it on the faith of his own opinion. —Turgot
Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from. —Terry Tempest Williams
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination. —John Luther
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. —Lao Tzu
In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices. —Elizabeth Gilbert
Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. —Joseph Campbell
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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