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#16 survivor

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Posted 08 December 2004 - 07:50 PM

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable,
and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable."

- Christopher Reeve, August 1996

#17 Donna

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Posted 17 December 2004 - 11:32 PM

I love quotes. :)

Heres a few:

"Someone was hurt before you.....beaten before you; humiliated before you; raped before you; yet someone survived."
~Maya Angelou


"You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I'll rise."
~"Still I Rise" Maya Angelou


"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."~Anatole France

"The willow knows what the storm does not: that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it."~Blood of the Martyr

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."~Franklin D. Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who dont do anything about it."~Albert Einstein

"“Come to the edge.”
“We can't. We're afraid.”
“Come to the edge.”
“We can't. We will fall!”
“Come to the edge.”
And they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew."
~Guillaume Apollinaire


" "At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice." ~Maya Angelou

"Keep a grateful journal. Every night, list five things that happened this day that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life. If you can learn to focus on what you have, you will always see that the universe is abundant; you will have more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never have enough."~Oprah Winfrey


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Posted 18 December 2004 - 10:09 PM

"In a time lacking in truth and certainty and filled with anguish and
despair, no woman should be shamefilled in attempting to give back to the
world, through her work, a portion of its lost heart."
Louise Bogan


"The most healing instrument of all is your own voice." C. W. Child


"We have made a space to house our spirit, to give form to our dreams..."
Judy Chicago


"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until
they arrive and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
Anais Nin

"Each one of us was sent here for a special destiny."
John O'Donohue


"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, but it is not possible to
find it elsewhere." Repplier Quote


"A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when memory
fails."
Donna Roberts


"I came to explore the wreck. The words are purposes. The words are
maps. I came to see the damage that was done and the treasures that
prevail." Adrienne Rich


"Every moment is made glorious by the light of love."
Rumi


"The soul is here for its own joy."
Rumi

"Let the beauty you love be what you do." Rumi


"Each one of us was sent here for a special destiny."
John O'Donohue


"For all these years you've protected the seed.
It's time to become the flower."
Stephen C. Paul

"We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly by
embracing one another." Luciano De Crescenzo

#19 kiwi

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Posted 19 December 2004 - 02:25 AM

Hey guys I can't remember the exact wording nor the author, if i get a chance I will come back and edit it

"It doesn't matter how many times you fall, what matters is how many times you rise again"

#20 Lauren

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Posted 18 January 2005 - 11:35 AM

"Turn your wounds into wisdom."
-Oprah Winfrey

"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage."
-Maya Angelou

"I believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn."
-Drew Barrymore

"We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough."
-Helen Keller

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Posted 21 January 2005 - 09:01 PM

Here are a few more. Sorry if I accidentaly repeated any.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you're going through hell, keep going.
~Sir Winston Churchill

Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish others.
~Mark Twain

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
~Mahatma Gandhi

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.
~Sir Winston Churchill

(The last one is my favourite.)

-Alex

#22 Lindsay

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Posted 24 January 2005 - 03:17 PM

Alex,
I really like those. Thank you so much for sharing them.

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Posted 26 January 2005 - 05:39 PM

"For I know the plans I have for you," says the LORD, "PLans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11

Edited by chy2400, 26 January 2005 - 05:44 PM.


#24 Lauren

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Posted 27 January 2005 - 11:38 AM

"Live well. It is the best revenge." - The Talmud

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Posted 27 February 2005 - 06:50 PM

"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."


-Lance Armstrong

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 01:03 AM

"If we choose to remain ourselves, full of potential, then we can take whatever happens and redeem it by openness, courage, and willingness to move on..."

~Madeleine L'Engle, American writer

If you don't experience your life, you're not going to come up with solutions for anything. Every intention, every achievement has to come out of dissatisfaction, not serenity. No one ever said, "Things are perfect. Let's invent fire."

~Fran Lebowitz, American writer

"real development is not leaving things behind, as on a road, but drawing life from them, as from a root."

~G.K. Chesterton, English writer

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 06:42 AM

If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time --edith wharton

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are --anais nin

In youth we learn; in age we understand --marie elmer-eschenbach



My favorite right now:

I find sometimes its easy to be myself, sometimes if find its better to be somebody else --dave matthews

#28 Donna

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 11:46 AM

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want
is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
~Oprah Winfrey



A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
~Kahlil Gibran


Courage consists in the power of self-recovery.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson



We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
~Eleanor Roosevelt


A child's hand in yours-what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
~Marjorie Holmes



We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
~Thomas Jefferson

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Posted 19 April 2005 - 05:46 PM

“If you always watch the demons behind you, then you will never see the angels ahead.”
-Anonymous



Tori Amos said this quote, just to add to it lol

Cassondra xo

Tori is an amazing person.

#30 Lauren

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Posted 07 June 2005 - 11:57 AM

"You did the one thing you're supose to when someone threatens you... You survived."
~Olivia; Law and Order SVU


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