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.


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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.

It is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. —Helen Keller
The value of life is not based on how long we live, but how much we contribute to others in our society. —Buddha
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. —Tom Robbins
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. —Oprah Winfrey
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. —Margaret Thatcher
Love is the the most radically subversive activism of all, the only thing that ever changed anyone. —Ann Voskamp
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. —Marianne Williamson
He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. —Friedrich Nietzsche
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. —Jonas Salk
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. —Vince Lombardi
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. —Helen Keller
The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly. —Kahlil Gilbran
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. —Eleanor Roosevelt
You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family. —Trenton Lee Stewart
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. —Helen Keller
A few simple tips for life: feet on the ground, head to the skies, heart open-quiet mind. —Rasheed Ogunlaru

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