Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Nancy from Brooklyn, NY JULY 18, 2016
All of us need a mentor to help.us move ahead.

Carol from Payson, AZ AUGUST 1, 2014
I use your daily quotes on our daily "chronicle" at the skilled nursing facility where I work. Thank you for giving me such wonderful material.


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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
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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
Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be.  —Sonia Ricotti
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