She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails. —Elizabeth Edwards

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She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.

ELIZABETH EDWARDS

American attorney, author

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Ralph Ackley from Machias, Maine NOVEMBER 25, 2015
Today's Inspiration!

Anonymous JUNE 25, 2015
We must always be adjusting in order to reach our true north.


If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!” —Richard DeVos
Today, give yourself permission to be outrageously kind, irrationally warm, improbably generous. I promise it will be a blast. —Sasha Dichter
When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you've gotta do? Just keep swimming! —Dory, Finding Nemo
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them. —Amy Vanderbilt
The heart that gives, gathers. —Marianne Moore
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. —Paul Boese
When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you. —Lao Tzu
Love is a friendship set to music. —Joseph Campbell
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. —Oprah Winfrey
Giving is so often thought of in terms of the things we give, but our greatest giving is of our time, and kindness, and even comfort for those who need it. We look on these gifts as unimportant – until we need them. —Joyce Sequichie Hifler
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. —George Sand (Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. —John Muir
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
The enemy of great is good. —David Foster
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. —Eleanor Roosevelt
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received-only what you have given: a full heart enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage. —Saint Francis of Assisi

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