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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To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country. —George Washington
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If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. —Will Smith
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. —Margaret Mead
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Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. —Alice Walker
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We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. —Jimi Hendrix

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