It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. —Lena Horne

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It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

LENA HORNE

Singer, actress, civil rights activist

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Dorothy Lubin from Los Angeles SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
So very True!!

Evelyn from NV SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
I've seen this said a lot of ways - I like this one...

Emma Danku from Accra SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
this explains that your choice of initiative makes you great or less


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When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. —The 14th Dalai Lama
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. —Emily Dickinson
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. —Phil Jackson
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them. —Sir Frances Bacon
The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us. —Captain Donald Williams
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. —Oprah Winfrey
It's faith that will take you through, and determination that will drive you. —Jonathan Anthony Burkett
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.  —Frank Lloyd Wright
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. —John R. Wooden
Don't ever give up. Don't ever give in. Don't ever stop trying. Don't ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up. —Richelle E. Goodrich
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow. —Melody Beattie
Never mistake activity for achievement. —John R. Wooden
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.  —Norman Vincent Peale
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. —Paramahansa Yogananda
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver

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