Adversity does not build character, it reveals it. —James Lane Allen

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Adversity does not build character, it reveals it.

JAMES LANE ALLEN

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Aretta de FEBRUARY 22, 2018
I just want to thank you for the great job your doing and I appreciate all that you have done for both teams


A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate. —John Bongiovi Jr. (Jon Bon Jovi)
The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. —Goldie Hawn
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. —Paul Boese
To walk into nature is to witness a thousand miracles. —Mary Davis
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.  —Phyllis Diller
We need to remember that circumstances don’t make a person, they reveal a person.  —Emma Jameson
Family: like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. —Unknown
A laugh is a smile that bursts. —Mary H. Waldrip
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. —Thomas Aquinas
I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars. —Nancy Willard
Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things. —Joe Paterno
Compassion is the currency that leads to true wealth. —Jim Carrey
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world. —Etty Hillesum
If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great. —Tom Hanks
Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better. —Bill Bradley

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