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April 26, 2012

10 Quotes to Uplift & Inspire.

Via Things We Forget

Here are 10 of my favorite quotes to come back to when things get mucky, the rain starts to fall, and I need to feed my soul.

Add your favorites in a comment, please!

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“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anais Nin

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“She took a leap of faith and grew her wings on the way down.” ~ David Brinkley

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“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” ~ Gandhi

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“You are wired for struggle… but you are worthy of love & belonging.” ~ Brene Brown

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“Wake up! If you knew for certain you had a terminal illness—if you had little time left to live—you would waste precious little of it! Well, I’m telling you…you do have a terminal illness: It’s called birth. You don’t have more than a few years left. No one does! So be happy now, without reason—or you will never be at all.” ~ Dan Millman, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior

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“Imagining something may be the first step in making it happen, but it takes the real time and real efforts of real people to learn things, make things, turn thoughts into deeds or visions into inventions.” ~ Mister Rogers

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“We are not called to go where it is easy and love already exists. We are called to go where we are sent and bring love with us.” ~ Anonymous

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“You are a child of the universe, no less than the moon and the stars. You have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you—no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.” ~ Max Ehrmann, The Desiderata
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“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” ~ Nietzsche

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“When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.‘ It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” ~ Steve Jobs

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Editor: Kate Bartolotta
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