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


You express the truth of your character with the choice of your actions. —Steve Maraboli
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work. —Mitch Albom
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. —Shel Silverstein
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
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success. —Vince Lombardi
Still, like air, I rise. —Maya Angelou
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. —Reinhold Niebuhr
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about un-becoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place. —Unknown
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. —Neale Donald Walsch
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. —Martin Luther King, Jr.
The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion. —Terry Orlick
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. —Thomas Edison
If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you'll end up not doing anything for anybody. —Malcom Bane
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! —Theodor Seuss Geisel
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?  —William Makepeace Thackeray

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