Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me. —Paulo Coelho

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Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.

PAULO COELHO

poet, writer

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SAMIRAN from KOLKATA, INDIA APRIL 11, 2016
We all, especially our youngsters, need to understand this in true sense.


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