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Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.

JACOB A. RIIS

journalist, photographer

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I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning. —Muhammad Ali
Your body is the harp of your soul and it is yours to bring forth sweet music from it or confused sounds. —Kahlil Gilbran
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. —Joseph Campbell
Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships. —Michael Jordan
A book is a device to ignite the imagination. —Alan Bennet
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. —Scott Adams
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. —Helen Keller
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. —Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It's the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. —Frederick Buechner
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
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Invite your heart to be grateful and your thank yous will be heard even when you don't use words. —Pavithra Mehta
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.  —William Faulkner
Consult not your fears, but your hopes and your dreams. —Pope John XXIII

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