The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. —Maya Angelou

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The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.

MAYA ANGELOU

Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

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Darren from Sacramento, California NOVEMBER 25, 2017
Good values to live by

Sophie from Oregon NOVEMBER 13, 2017
I love this quote!

Anonymous NOVEMBER 8, 2017
I’m lucky to have 4 great sisters!!!❤️❤️❤️

Sandor from L.A. NOVEMBER 8, 2017
First passion. Than compassion. Lastly if all ducks are in order, or if ones house is clean enough ,, comes passion to be compassionate . That makes for a better world.

Evelyn from NV NOVEMBER 8, 2017
I love this one...saving it on my Pinterest board so I won't lose it


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Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. —Henry David Thoreau
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. —André Gide
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible. —Ronnie Oldham
Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead. —Mother Teresa
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. —Anne Frank
The best proof of love is trust. —Dr. Joyce Brothers (Diane Bauer)
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 —Irish Proverb
One thing I’ve learnt about humans: you can’t judge their strength by the size of their actions, but by the devotion of an act, no matter how small. —Dianna Hardy
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. —Albert Schweitzer
Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals. —L. J. Isham
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For it is in giving that we receive. —Saint Francis of Assisi
It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied. —Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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