It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. —Mary Flannery O'Connor

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It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy.

MARY FLANNERY O'CONNOR

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No soul that aspires can ever fail to rise; no heart that loves can ever be abandoned. Difficulties exist only that in overcoming them we may grow strong, and they who have suffered are able to save. —Annie Besant
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world. —Harriet Tubman
A good laugh is sunshine in the house. —William Makepeace Thackeray
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. —Oprah Winfrey
For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.  —Rudyard Kipling
I've always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you've got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish. —Chuck Norris
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. —George Sand (Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)
Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it. —Sylvia Boorstein
Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead. —Mother Teresa
What if it becomes less about how we look and more about how much we care? What if it becomes less about how much money we earn and more about how much we share our good fortune? Imagine a world where who we are in our hearts is the ultimate status symbol. —Amy Leigh Mercree
If character is what you do when no one is watching, then sportsmanship is that conduct with everybody watching. —Bob Ley
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.  —Thomas Jefferson
I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit. —Fran Lebowitz
Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.  —Leo Buscaglia

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