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" The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. "


-William Arthur Ward
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"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it."
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"Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work."
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"Before you speak, listen.Before you write, think.Before you spend, earn.Before you invest, investigate.Before you criticize, wait.Before you pray, forgive.Before you quit, try.Before you retire, save.Before you die, give."
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"Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character."
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"A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities."
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