To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. —e. e. cummings

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To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

E. E. CUMMINGS

poet, playwright, painter, essayist

COMMENTS


Anonymous JANUARY 11, 2018
Great one

Nasim Battla from Johnson city NY DECEMBER 21, 2017
Better beleive in it

Pierette from Pa NOVEMBER 15, 2017
Love it!

M. A. from Seattle, WA, USA JUNE 13, 2017
Excellent advice, especially now.

Jason from China AUGUST 29, 2015
Very nice!


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