The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Rammohan Potturi from Hyderabad  NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Absolute truth. Believe in yourself first before trying to believe others.

M. Bell from Conway, AR MARCH 7, 2016
I used this as my daily bell ringer to influence and inspire

Hovlyn May from Colorado FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Used in my classroom to influence and inspire.

Bernie from South Dakota FEBRUARY 22, 2016
We are in control of our own destiny.


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