The only way to have a friend is to be one.

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The only way to have a friend is to be one.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We go through life. We shed our skins. We become ourselves.

We go through life. We shed our skins. We become ourselves.

– Patti Smith

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Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly.

– Proverb

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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

– Winston Churchill

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I do not understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.

I do not understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.

– Annie Lamott

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If one lights a fire for others, it will also brighten one’s own way.

If one lights a fire for others, it will also brighten one’s own way.

– Buddhist proverb

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Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is homeEvery day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

– Matsuo Basho

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He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

 – Epictetus

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The wound is where the light enters you

The wound is where the light enters you

The wound is where the light enters you.

– Rumi

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We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

– The Dalai Lama

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