Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit. —Edward Abbey

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Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.

EDWARD ABBEY

American author

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Ruthie from GA APRIL 26, 2017
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She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails. —Elizabeth Edwards
True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you to be who you are. —Brené Brown
Don’t ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are. —Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga)
Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life's challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make a difference in the world. In fact, it is always because of one person that all the changes that matter in the world come about. So be that one person. —R. Buckminster Fuller
There are good ships and wood ships, ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be! —Irish Proverb
The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. —Maya Angelou
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. —Lao Tzu
Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.  —Therese of Lisieux
When I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed. —Fred Rogers
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. —Sir Winston Churchill
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.  —Michael Phelps
Caring about the happiness of others, we find our own. —Plato
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself. —William Shakespeare
Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me. —Paulo Coelho
Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them. —Brené Brown
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. —Nelson Mandela

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