When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on - or you will be taught how to fly. —Patrick Overton

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When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on - or you will be taught how to fly.

PATRICK OVERTON

Author, poet, teacher

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Seattle, WA JULY 14, 2016
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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

 —Henry David Thoreau
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. —Les Brown
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. —Albert Einstein
…find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all. —Robert Louis Stevenson
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. —Albert Einstein
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. —Tyron Edwards
We have come into this exquisite world to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage, freedom and light! —Hafez
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I'm possible'! —Audrey Hepburn
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. —Sir Winston Churchill
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them. —Amy Vanderbilt
Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously. —Jean-Pierre Barral
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