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My actions are my only true belongings. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Advertisements

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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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If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. ~Sylvia Plath

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One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision. ~Bertrand Russell

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I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a … Continue reading

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Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. ~Elias Canetti

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Beginning today, I will create a new future by creating a new me. No longer will I dwell in a pit of despair, moaning over squandered time and lost opportunity. I can do nothing about the past. My future is … Continue reading

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