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Love is perhaps our normal state

“That which we experience when we are in love is perhaps our normal state. Being in love shows a person who they should be. When you love, you discover an unexpected wealth of tenderness and affection, so strong that you can’t even believe you are capable of such love.” Anton Chekhov

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Discipline is

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” Unknown author

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What sets us apart

“We are all as beautiful or as ugly and what sets us apart, besides the projections of the ones we are blessed or unlucky to meet, is the way in which we manage to face our own fears and feed our own ambitions. We are almost the same.” Adina Leucea

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A philosopher who doesn’t hurt anyone’s feelings

“Of what use is a philosopher who doesn’t hurt anyone’s feelings.” Diogenes

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A single heart muscle contraction

“A single heart muscle contraction can spray blood as high as 30 feet.”

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Life begins with a breath

<<Life begins with a breath – a sudden gulp of air into the lungs followed by the plaintive cry of the newborn, announcing “Here I am ready”. And so it begins, a lifetime of breaths – more than half a billion. Inhale. Exhale. Repeat. The gentle breathing of a sleeping child. The rapid puffs of […]

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The best years of your life are…

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” — Albert Ellis

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The best thing for being sad is to learn something

“The best thing for being sad…is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil […]

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As we decide and choose, so are our destinies formed

“We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch or the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within […]

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She’s not the one.

If she doesn’t scare the hell out of you, she’s not the one.