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"Pray not for a lighter load, but for stronger shoulders." - Saint Augustine

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it." - David Starr Jordan, U.S. biologist

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung

"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot even make yourself as you wish to be." - Thomas A. Kempis, German ecclesiastic, writer

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice." - Native American saying

"We who cut mere stones must always be envisioning cathedrals" - Quarry worker's creed

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"You gain strength, experience, and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the eye... You must do the thing you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain.

"Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place." - Abigail Van Buren

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