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and they will jump overboard to get away.


William Zinnser

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Embrace contradictions
for they make up
all of life:
You will eternally be
loo...
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Show yourself to the darkness, they said, and then you will see your face."

--Nero Slyve...
ALMNEY KING
Commit to being happy and
make the choices that will
support your commitment.
DOMONIQUE BERTOLUCCI
The wizard [of Oz] says look inside yourself and find self. God says look inside yourself and find [...
MAX LUCADO
Follow your bliss.
If you do follow your bliss,
you put yourself on a kind of track
t...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Dare to follow your own paths.
Dare to be yourself.
Dare to be different.
LAILAH GIFTYAKITA
Dreams are like stars,
you may never catch them
but if you follow them
they will lead...
LIAM PAYNE
WHEN YOU FOLLOW THE WAYS OF YOUR ANCESTORS YOU WILL NEVER BE LOST.

LET YOUR ANCESTORS BE ...
QWANA REYNOLDS-FRASIER
You may follow the footsteps
The whole day will pass
With you going around in circles
AVIJEET DAS
I want to write something
so simply
about love
or about pain
that even
...
MARY OLIVER
Exactly when will you give up?

When things will seem out of your hands ?

When ...
SANHITA BARUAH
What it means to be authentic:
- to be more concerned with truth than opinions
- to be sin...
SUE FITZMAURICE
7 things negative people will do to you. They will...
1. Demean your value;
2. Destroy yo...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
Do you use 'True Will' as an excuse to do nothing?

Have you declared yourself enlightened...
PETER J. CARROLL
Be generous with your smile and try not to frown.
And you will see my children; your smile will...
BENNY BELLAMACINA
I will take your heart.
I will take your soul out of your body
As though I were God.
...
LANGSTON HUGHES
The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve.
Any time you tolerate...
COLIN POWELL
Swallowing that chocolate you just ate
May have been your fatal mistake!
Your smooth complexio...
KEVIN MISSEN
I could not sit seriously down to write a serious Romance under any other motive than to save my lif...
JANE AUSTEN
If you prefer smoke over fire
then get up now and leave.
For I do not intend to perfume ADYASHANTI
Don't try to compete, Create!
Don't try to compare, Dominate!
Don't try to complain, Chang...
FARSHAD ASL
Always have faith in yourself and the universe, for one will not get you anywhere without the other....
SUZY KASSEM
I WILL FOLLOW ANYONE...
AND BEG EVERYONE...
TO BE A HERO...
AND SAVE THE YAZIDI NATI...
WIDAD AKREYI
One sip of this wine
and you will go mad with drunkenness.
You will drop your masks
KAMAND KOJOURI
What sorts of sin?"

Any sort. When other people commit them, you are startled, but when y...
ELSPETH HUXLEY
Absolute perfection is here and now, not in some future, near or far.
The secret is in action -...
NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ
DON'T TELL YOUR SECRETS.
A whisper can betray you.
DON'T EVER STOP.
They will always ...
MICHELLE GAGNON
... so this is for us.
This is for us who sing, write, dance, act, study, run and love
and...
CHARLOTTE ERIKSSON
Do not hold your breath for anyone,
Do not wish your lungs to be still,
It may delay the c...
ERIN HANSON
And will you succeed?
Yes! You will, indeed!
(98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)

K...
DR. SEUSS
And since you know you cannot see yourself,
so well as by reflection, I, your glass,
will mo...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
And since you know you cannot see yourself,
so well as by reflection, I, your glass,
will ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
TO ALL MANKIND

Speak kind words
to mankind
and the unkind
will attack you....
SUZY KASSEM
Fill your bowl to the brim
and it will spill.
Keep sharpening your knife
and it will ...
LAO TZU
I WILL FOLLOW ANYONE
AND TELL EVERYONE
HOW THEY SPONSOR...
THE KILLING OF THE YAZIDI ...
WIDAD AKREYI
Stay away from her."
"Okay."
"Keep your hands off her."
"I'll try."
He scowled a...
JENNIFER ECHOLS
and you invented me
and I invented you
and that's why we don't
get along
on this...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Arrogance never takes you anywhere. If you're arrogant and try to subvert your subordinates just rem...
HIMMILICIOUS
Grief is an emotional rollercoaster.
You will have your ups and downs
and moments of terro...
KATE MCGAHAN
Just be yourself. You don't have to put on an act."
"To be myself, I have to put on an act," Gi...
PHILIP PULLMAN
Jesus is the perfect name!
He who put away his fame!
And persecuted in shame!
That yo...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
Share yourself with me.
I will never judge you.
I am here
and I will stay here KAMAND KOJOURI
BEWARE OF THOSE

Beware of those who are bitter,
For they will never allow you
T...
SUZY KASSEM
The time will come
when, with elation,
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own d...
DEREK WALCOTT
Negative Thoughts, Actions
and Deeds Create Emotions,
and these Emotions WILL
EAT YOU...
ALLAN RUFUS
And you are mine, and you will be mine. They
will not get you. - Eric from Dead and Gone
CHARLAINE HARRIS
What are the four 'D' steps that ensure success?

1) DREAM
2) DESIRE
3) DETERMIN...
ANTHONY T. HINCKS
Let your wisdom guide you
On your own personal journey
By listening to your heart
Yo...
KAREN HACKEL
From my own experience, I want to say that you should follow your heart, and the mind will follow yo...
KAILASH SATYARTHI
Don’t turn your face away.
Once you’ve seen, you can no longer act like you don’t know.<...
VASHTI QUIROZ-VEGA
Before you commit to loving someone,
make effort to understand their heart,
make effort to...
DRISHTI BABLANI, WORDIONS
It offends me when you doubt my love.
These jealousies are unwarranted.
If only you lived ...
KAMAND KOJOURI
I will follow anyone...
And remind everyone...
Of enslaved Yazidi women...
Raped... WIDAD AKREYI
You shall be my roots and
I will be your shade,
though the sun burns my leaves.

MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Early retirement, Dalton. Teach yourself to type with your toes and you
can start writing your ...
MARK ALLEN SMITH
Someone will have to weed and spread
The young sprouts. Sprinkle them in the hour
When shado...
WILLIAM DEWITT SNODGRASS
YOUR GREATER ANIMAL


They say that if you are
Ever confronted by
A lion or...
SUZY KASSEM
I Will Follow Anyone
And Tell Everyone
How They Abduct...
And Torture Children
...
WIDAD AKREYI
Things that will make you unstoppable;
Get the naysayers out of your life,
Take charge of ...
GERMANY KENT
Just never forget to be dexterous and deft.
And never mix up your right foot with your left. DR. SEUSS
If you understand others you are smart.
If you understand yourself you are illuminated.
If...
LAO TZU
I will not try to make you love me, to respect me or commit yourself to me. Bye.
ANE KRSTEVSKA
to fight for each minute is to
fight for what is possible within
yourself,
so that y...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
There will always be those
who say you are too young and delicate
to make anything happen ...
CLEMENTINE VON RADICS
1) Never trust a cop in a raincoat.
2) Beware of enthusiasm and of love, both are temporary and...
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
Your past and your pain will certainly impact you,
but they don’t have to define you. You get...
SCOTT STABILE
no one needs love from you
more than you need love from you.

love yourself first, AVA.
Whatever career you may choose for yourself - doctor, lawyer, teacher - let me propose an avocation ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
The money is mine, not yours,” Reginald reminded her. “You ungrateful wretch. I found you an ear...
PATRICIA GRASSO
If your mind can move mountains
and swallow gods,
Why does it worry with helpless yesterda...
KAMAND KOJOURI
Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actio...
LAO TZU
I believe that we are who we choose to be.

Nobody is going to come and save you. You've g...
BARRY MANILOW
I WILL FOLLOW ANYONE
AND REMIND EVERYONE
OF THE SUFFERING...
OF THE ENSLAVED...
...
WIDAD AKREYI
I WILL FOLLOW ANYONE...
AND REMIND EVERYONE...
OF THE FATE...
OF THE ENSLAVED...
WIDAD AKREYI
Courage must come from the soul within,
The man must furnish the will to win.
So figure it ou...
EDGAR A. GUEST
Have the STRENGTH to say “no” to the status quo.

Have the WILL to listen to the deep...
RICHIE NORTON
I write our names on the page.
What of it, if the paper will be burned?
I write our names ...
KAMAND KOJOURI
The old adage is true, people will only be as good to you as you are to yourself. They will follow y...
NIECY NASH
Love, family, accomplishments - they are all torn away, leaving nothing. What is the worth of anythi...
CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI
Let my assure you, Brethren, that some day you will have a personal Priesthood interview with the Sa...
DAVID O. MCKAY
Oh dear heart,
save yourself.
will you not sing yourself to sleep
humming wishes you...
HANNAH CAO
I will follow you,
my love,
to the edge of all our days,
to our very last
tom...
ATTICUS POETRY
I hope to inspire you to recognize that your reason for existence is to pursue the things that excit...
MICHAEL SANDERS
Sometimes being happy will
require some difficult conversations.
Some of those conversatio...
DOMONIQUE BERTOLUCCI
To deal with things knowledge of things is needed. To deal with
people, you need insight, sympa...
NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ
My son, do not forget my teaching,
But let your heart keep my commandments;
For l...
ANONYMOUS
My teachings are easy to understand
and easy to put into practice.
Yet your intellect wil...
LAO TZU
A double-edged sword
One side destroys
One releases
I am your Gordian knot
Will ...
P.C. CAST
And when you're alone, there's a very good chance
you'll meet things that scare you right out o...
DR. SEUSS
I will follow anyone...
And tell everyone...
How grateful I am...
To the Western nat...
WIDAD AKREYI
You are not my wife yet, to concern yourself in my affairs."
"And when I am your wife?"
Hi...
JOHANNA LINDSEY
If you are an ass and considers yourself a stag, then the time you will find your error is when you ...
VIKRANT PARSAI
Surround Yourself with Positive People Who Believe in Your Dreams

Distance yourself from ...
ROY T. BENNETT
CALL YOURSELF

Look deep in the mirror
And say: 'I LOVE YOU'
And immediately
SUZY KASSEM
IF SOMEONE KEEPS DOING WHAT THEY'RE DOING
THEY WILL GET BETTER AT IT,
BUT....
THEY ...
QWANA REYNOLDS-FRASIER
Maybe I could do it."

Darius shot him a dry look. "You want to try to get back into your ...
J.R. WARD
Create an inspirational environment for Yourself. Get rid your life of things that will make you anx...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
TRAUMA STEALS YOUR VOICE

People get so tired of asking you what's wrong and you've run o...
NIKITTA GILL
And here I thought they were called Peeping Toms." I didn't need to see him to know he wore a smile....
BECCA FITZPATRICK
You will hear thunder and remember me,
And think: she wanted storms. The rim
Of the sky ...
ANNA AKHMATOVA

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A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
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The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttere...
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To me the meanest flower that blows can give
Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the pla...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral ...
WILLIAM BLAKE
O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven! Keep me in temper. I would not be mad.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and to beget.
WILLIAM OSLER
But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
WILLIAM GIBSON
Studio executives are intelligent, brutally overworked men and women who share one thing in common w...
WILLIAM GOLDMAN
So did this horse excel a common one
In shape, in courage, color, pace and bone.
...What a hor...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocri...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the sc...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship...
WILLIAM FAULKNER
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Every time a resolve or fine glow of feeling evaporates without bearing fruit, it is worse than a ch...
WILLIAM JAMES
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
WILLIAM BLAKE
For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, ar...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Then my verse I dishonor, my pictures despise, my person degrade and my temper chastise; and the pen...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Comedy naturally wears itself out -- destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked, piping loud, l...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The artist simply reveals, he doesn't explain. Freud tried to figure this out because he felt it ver...
WILLIAM EASTLAKE
Mark the babe not long accustomed to this breathing world; One that hath barely learned to shape a s...
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
It was at a particular moment in the history of my own rages that I saw the Western world conditione...
WILLIAM GOLDING
In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.
WILLIAM BERNBACH
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of...
WILLIAM BLAKE
This life's dim windows of the soul
Distorts the heavens from pole to pole
And leads you to be...
WILLIAM BLAKE
I learned little save that most of the deeds, good and bad both, incurring opprobrium or plaudits or...
WILLIAM FAULKNER
What we determine we often break. Purpose is but the slave to memory.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
You smile with pomp and rigor, you talk of benevolence and virtue; I act with benevolence and virtue...
WILLIAM BLAKE
There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious...
WILLIAM JAMES
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
WILLIAM JAMES
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
Let's not burden our remembrance with a heaviness that's gone.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and...
WILLIAM PENN
One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. Hamlet
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The public must and will be served.
WILLIAM PENN
The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're going to be when you kill them.
WILLIAM CLAYTON
There are not many things in life so beautiful as true friendship, and not many things more uncommon...
WILLIAM ROTSLER
Would the cook were o' my mind!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Contemplation makes a rare turkey cock of him. How he jets under his advanced plumes!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Great contest follows, and much learned dust Involves the combatants; each claiming truth, And...
WILLIAM COWPER
Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor; And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.
WILLIAM COWPER
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
This Tharsus, o'er which I have the government, A city on whom Plenty held full hand, For Rich...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, Brags of his substance, not of ornament. They are ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
These signs have marked me extraordinary, And all the courses of my life do show I am not in t...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke
WILLIAM FEATHER
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotio...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
The noble sister of Publicola, The moon of Rome, chaste as the icicle That's curded by the fro...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE