An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. —Benjamin Franklin

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An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.


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V from California AUGUST 9, 2017

OD Sharma from New Delhi AUGUST 9, 2017
Very inspiring

Mary J. from Rochester, N.Y. AUGUST 9, 2017
You bet it does!!

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.  —C.S. Lewis
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. —Les Brown
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.  —Martin Luther
If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it. —Edmund Hillary
Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. —Thomas Edison
Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it. —Sylvia Boorstein
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today. —Steve Maraboli
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Charity is the root of all good works. —Saint Augustine
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. —Franklin D. Roosevelt
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. —Colin Powell
Do the things you used to talk about doing but never did. Know when to let go and when to hold on tight. Stop rushing. Don't be intimidated to say it like it is. Stop apologizing all the time. Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Spend time with the friends who lift you up, and cut loose the ones who bring you down. Stop giving your power away. Be more concerned with being interested than being interesting. Be old enough to appreciate your freedom, and young enough to enjoy it. Finally, know who you are. —Kristin Armstrong
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
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. —Anne Frank
This I know. This I believe with all my heart. If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make deserts bloom and man to grow to greater dignity as a human being we can do it!  —Eleanor Roosevelt
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings. —Victor Hugo

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