Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best. —Harry Emerson Fosdick

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Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best.

HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK

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Anonymous JANUARY 29, 2015
Great,positive thought!


I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another’s load this day as I fare along. —Mary S. Edgar
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.  —Barbara Johnson
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage and confidence in the doing. —Theodore Roosevelt
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. —Mark Twain
In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together.  —Friedrich Nietzsche
What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. —George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans]
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
 —Malcolm S. Forbes
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. —John Quincy Adams
Nature is not matter only. She is also spirit. —Carl Gustav Jung
Freedom is never given; it is won. —A. Phiilip Randolph
The family is one of nature's masterpieces. —George Santayana
True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’ —Oprah Winfrey
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. —Dr. Roopleen
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

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