Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. —Helen Keller

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

HELEN KELLER

author, lecturer, activist

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Lourdes from Puert Rico SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
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Whatever the soul knows how to seek, it cannot fail to obtain. —Margaret Fuller
Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up wrinkles the soul. —Douglas MacArthur
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. —James Thurber
Comparison is the thief of joy. —Theodore Roosevelt
Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available. —Jim Beggs
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. —Vincent Van Gogh
Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind. —Dodinsky
Each of us can look back upon someone who made a great difference in our lives, someone whose wisdom or simple acts of caring made an impression upon us. In all likelihood it was someone who sought no recognition for their deed other than the joy of knowing that, by their hand, another's life had been made better. —Stephen M. Wolf
I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. —Apple Computer Inc.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.  —Thomas Edison
In union there is strength. —Aesop
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
 —Alex Haley
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. —Maya Angelou
Respect is love in action. —Bangambiki Habyarimana

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