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.


A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. —Steve Maraboli
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. —Martin Luther King, Jr.
At the end of the day, tell yourself gently: 'I love you, you did the best you could today, and even if you didn't accomplish all you had planned, I love you anyway.' —Anonymous
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. —Stephen R. Covey
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. —e. e. cummings
You may be whatever you resolve to be. Determine to be something in the world and you will be something. “I cannot,” never accomplished anything; "I will try,” has wrought wonders. —J. Hawes
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. —John R. Wooden
Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships. —Michael Jordan
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. —Joseph Chilton Pearce
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.  —Franklin D. Roosevelt
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. —Buddha
Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. —Anonymous
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. —Morrie Schwartz
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. —Oprah Winfrey

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