My actions are my only true belongings.

~Thich Nhat Hanh
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She was an adventurer at heart, but oh how she loved drinking this tea from this mug in this chair, oh how she loved to be home.

~Unknown
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Some of us think that holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

~Hermann Hesse
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There are two basic ways to help humanity. One: get married, and devote yourself to raising a good family. Two: devote yourself to helping humanity in general. I chose the latter path.

~Leo Buscaglia
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It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.

~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

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It’s very easy to see that the way to move people is to tell stories. It’s no good arguing. It’s not the head you have to reach, it’s the heart.

~Jane Goodall
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

~Nelson Mandela
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