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I can hardly wait for tomorrow; it means a new life for me each and every day.

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—Stanley Kunitz

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If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be no more ‎violence. If the Jews put ‎down their weapons ‎today, there would be no ‎more Israel.

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—Bibi Netanyahu

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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

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—Conrad Hilton

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To you, all you have seems small; to me, all I have seems great.  Your desire is insatiable, mine is satisfied.  See children thrusting their hands into a narrow-necked jar, and striving to pull out the nuts and figs it contains: if they fill the hand, they cannot pull it out again, and then they fall to tears.  “Let go a few of them, and then you can draw out the rest!”  You, too, let your desire go!  Covet not many things, and you will obtain.

Epictetus

—Epictetus

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The Journey

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

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—Buddha

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He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks.

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—Sun Tzu, 544 BC–496 BC

I sense that animal spirits have been released throughout the country.  A new movement is afoot, and that movement has members from every economic class and demographic group.  Many remain locked behind their self-imposed prison walls, unable or unwilling to see what is unfolding.  But for the army of happy warriors, there exists a new state of unbridled enthusiasm and optimism.  With a common strategic goal in mind and a commitment to personal excellence, we forge ahead, unfazed by the smoke that surrounds us.

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Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

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—Plutarch

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Optimism

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Keller, Helen

—Helen Keller

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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

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—Robert Frost

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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Carnegie, Dale

—Dale Carnegie

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