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Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.

ELIZABETH GILBERT

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You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. —Rosa Parks
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today. —Steve Maraboli
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. —T.S. Eliot
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. —Chief Seattle
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. —Benjamin Franklin
If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. —Will Smith
There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It's why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. —Oprah Winfrey
If you see something beautiful in someone, speak it! —Ruthie Lindsey
There’s something very freeing about losing the anchors that have always defined you. Frightening, sad, but exhilarating in a poignant way, as well. You’re free to float to the moon and evaporate or sink to the bottom of the deepest ocean. But you’re free to explore. Some people confuse that with drifting, I suppose. I like to think of it as growing. —Deborah Smith
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. —Martin Luther King, Jr.
All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why. —James Thurber
It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. —Moliere
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. —William Arthur Ward
Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human. —Henri Nouwen
Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously. —Jean-Pierre Barral
The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. —Mike Dooley

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