* change


"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self."
Aldous Huxley


"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves."
Viktor Frankl


"The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance."
Nathaniel Braden


"A sign of wisdom and maturity is when you come to terms with the realization that your decisions cause your rewards and consequences. You are responsible for your life, and your ultimate success depends on the choices you make."
Denis Waitle
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You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
Norman Douglas, 1917
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. 
- Victor Frank
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.
- Fulton Oursler
Always be wary of the Software Engineer who carries a screwdriver.
- Robert Paul

Television is to news what bumper stickers are to philosophy.
- Richard Nixon

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J. K. Rowling
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will
not bear serious examination is false wit.
- Aristotle
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity,
We bid be quiet when we hear it cry;
But were we burdened with like weight of pain,
As much or more we should ourselves complain.
- William Shakespeare
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
- Helen Keller
My life has developed in a reverse order. . . It started with contemplation, reflection and theorizing, and not with active public work.
Only now am I fully occupied and work all around the world. This is good because theory is turning into practice and not practice
There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk
who renounces possessions.
- Anais Nin,
French born American Author of novels and short stories, 1903-1977

Read! Read! Read! And then read some more. When you find something that thrills you, take it apart paragraph by paragraph,
line by line, word by word, to see what made it so wonderful. Then use those tricks the next time you write.
- W.P. Kinsella
For a man to write well, there are required three necessaries: to read the best authors, observe the best speakers, and much
exercise of his own style.
- Ben Jonson, Timber, or Discoveries, 1640
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong

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