Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. —Joseph Campbell

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Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

JOSEPH CAMPBELL

lecturer, writer

COMMENTS


Jean from Pa. DECEMBER 18, 2016
Wonderful words to live by.

Harvey from Buda, Tx. JULY 14, 2016
Enough said for this one speaks for itself.

Roberto from Fajardo, Puerto Rico! FEBRUARY 12, 2016
That's life all about!!


Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. —Bruce Lee
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The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all. —Josiyah Martin
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. —Henry Clay
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.  —Martin Luther
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Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously. —Jean-Pierre Barral
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. —Jesse Jackson
You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. —Brené Brown
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All you need is love. —Paul McCartney & John Lennon
The greatest leaders are not necessarily the ones who do the greatest things. They are the ones that inspire others to do great things. —Ronald Reagan
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
Grit is not just a simple elbow-grease term for rugged persistence. It is an often invisible display of endurance that lets you stay in an uncomfortable place, work hard to improve upon a given interest and do it again and again. —Sarah Lewis
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