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‘Integrity requires consistency between
your private thoughts and your public speech & actions.’

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 ‘The mind is its own place, and in itself 
can make a Heaven of Hell and a Hell of Heaven.’
(John Milton - Paradise Lost)

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True peace is not
merely the absence of tension:
it is the presence of justice.

 – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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while there’s life, there’s hope.
– John Lennon –

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“Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.”
Edward Abbey, environmentalist
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I understood at a very early age that in nature,
I felt everything I should feel in church but never did.
Walking in the woods, I felt in touch with the universe
and with the spirit of the universe."
— Alice Walker —
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With freedom, flowers, books, and the moon, who could not be perfectly happy?
– Oscar Wilde

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No. I will not live my life by your prescription
or for how you say I should be.
No. I will determine my own encryption
and be who I am meant to be.

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The opposite of depression isn’t happiness. It is vitality.
–Andrew Solomon

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The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat,
 known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and 
have found their way out of the depths...
Beautiful people do not just happen.

- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross -
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I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
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Even if you are a minority of one,
the truth is still the truth. -Gandhi
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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
– Thich Nhat Hanh

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"Without the struggle
there are no wings" said a butterfly.

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We’ll get through this.
It’s happened before.
It’s how Patriots are born.

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“When someone show you who they are,
believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou
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Advice from Bill & Ted:
“Sometimes it doesn’t make sense until the end of the story.”

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"Be nice to yourself. It’s hard to be happy when 
someone is mean to you all the time."  - Christine Aryl