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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Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. —John Dewey
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage and confidence in the doing. —Theodore Roosevelt
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. —John F. Kennedy
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. —Nicolas Chamfort
If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. —Will Smith
Your body is the harp of your soul and it is yours to bring forth sweet music from it or confused sounds. —Kahlil Gilbran
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. —Eleanor Roosevelt
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. —Robert Muller
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. —Helen Keller
An ounce of practice is generally worth more than a ton of theory. —Ernst F. Schumacher
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. —J.R.R. Tolkien
No one has ever become poor by giving. —Anne Frank
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver
Opportunities, many times, are so small that we glimpse them not and yet they are often the seeds of great enterprises. Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. —Og Mandino
When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. —Mattie Stepanek

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