Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. —Anne Lamott

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Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.

ANNE LAMOTT

author, political activist

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Nancy from California JUNE 2, 2018
I love this!!!


To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone. —Reba McEntire
Don't ever give up. Don't ever give in. Don't ever stop trying. Don't ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up. —Richelle E. Goodrich
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. —Diane Ackerman
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. —Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver
Love is always bestowed as a gift—freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved, we love to love. —Dr. Leo Buscaglia
Never mistake activity for achievement. —John R. Wooden
Having somewhere to go is home, having someone to love is family, having both is blessing. —Unknown
Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit. —Edward Abbey
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home. —Christian D. Larson
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. —Bill Bradley
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Gratitude is the beginning of civility, of decency and goodness, of a recognition that we cannot afford to be arrogant. We should walk with the knowledge that we will need help every step of the way. —Gordon B. Hinckley
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. —Anne Bradstreet
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. —Jim Rohn

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