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Happiness through the pursuit of a goal

If you want to live a happy life tie it to a goal. Not to people or things.

What lies within us

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Self esteem

Let someone love you just the way you are – as flawed as you might be, as unattractive as you sometimes feel, and as unaccomplished as you think you are. To believe that you must hide all the parts of you that are broken, out of fear that someone else is incapable of loving what is less than perfect, is to believe that sunlight is incapable of entering a broken window and illuminating a dark room.

Jan. 1960

Growing up by facing our fears

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things you think you cannot do !


No light, no fruit

A tree grown in a cave does not bear fruit.