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
If you don't like your life then change it! Don't be shy, give it a try. You can do it!


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If you shift your focus from yourself to others, extend your concern to others, and cultivate the thought of caring for the well being of others, then this will have the immediate effect of opening up your life and helping you to reach out. —The 14th Dalai Lama
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul. —Victor Hugo
Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass. —Sir John Vanbrugh
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. —John R. Wooden
There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. —Calvin Coolidge
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road. —Dag Hammarskjold
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)
Kindness is... anything that lifts another person. —C. Neil Strait
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Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The more I wonder, the more I love. —Alice Walker
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