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1. "Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never."
Author: Albert Camus
2. "They tried to explain to the missionaries that it was they who put Adam and Eve out of the village because they was naked. Their word for naked is white. But since they are covered by color they are not naked. They said anybody looking at a white person can tell naked, but black people can not be naked because they can not be white."
Author: Alice Walker
3. "I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law."
Author: Aristotle
4. "God bids you not to commit lechery, that is, not to have sex with any woman except your wife. You ask of her that she should not have sex with anyone except you -- yet you are not willing to observe the same restraint in return. Where you ought to be ahead of your wife in virtue, you collapse under the onset of lechery. ... Complaints are always being made about men's lechery, yet wives do not dare to find fault with their husbands for it. Male lechery is so brazen and so habitual that it is now sanctioned [= permitted], to the extent that men tell their wives that lechery and adultery are legitimate for men but not for women."
Author: Augustine Of Hippo
5. ". . . it is true, even people with painful childhoods. . . grow up to be more interesting people. So, there's always a positive to a negative."
Author: Barbra Streisand
6. "On my way home that evening I felt an effervescence of spirit which built up inside me until I felt like shouting out loud for the sheer hell of it. The school, the children, Weston, the grimy fly-infested street through which I hurried - none of it could detract from the wonderful feeling of being employed. At long last I had a job, and though it promised to tax my capabilities to the full, it offered me the opportunity - wonderful word - of working on terms of dignified equality in an established profession."
Author: E.R. Braithwaite
7. "Approval isn't necessary. It's nice when you get it, but it's not going to stop us from being who we are. I mean, if I'd have listened to approval, I'd never have made it one day onstage. But to be criticized, if there's validity, as upset as you are, you can learn from it."
Author: Jared Leto
8. "Self-control is like quietly walking through the trees and calmly trying to find your way out of the forest. Self-mastery is like being okay in the forest."
Author: Joan Marques
9. "MyrtleHow funny your name would beif you could follow it back to wherethe first person thought of saying it,naming himself that, or maybesome other persons thought of itand named that person. It wouldbe like following a river to its source,which would be impossible. Rivers have no source.They just automatically appear at a placewhere they get wider, and soon a realriver comes along, with fish and debris,regal as you please, and someonehas already given it a name: St. Benno(saints are popular for this purpose) or, orsome other name, the name of hislong-lost girlfriend, who comesat long last to impersonate that river,on a stage, her voice clankinglike its bed, her clothing of sandand pasted paper, a piece of real technology,while all along she is thinking, I cando what I want to do. But I want to stay here."
Author: John Ashbery
10. "As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute."
Author: John Hall
11. "I believe confidence is all about being positive concerning what you can do -- and not worrying over what you can't do. A confident person is open to learning, because she knows that her confidence allows her to walk through life's doorways, eager to discover what waits on the other side. She knows that every new unknown is a chance to learn more about herself and unleash her abilities."
Author: Joyce Meyer
12. "It was in the waiting that a person experienced too much of himself. Memories, doubts, regrets, anxieties, the whole range of possibilities the future contained - they all swirled together in the mind like a soup."
Author: Justin Cronin
13. "One person can't hold anything, but two can have the world..."
Author: Kim Harrison
14. "And you wanna know how i know i love you? He asks. I know because when I see you, I smile. I know because when I'm not with you, you're all I can think about. I know because when I hear good news, you're the first person I want to tell. And I know because when I hear bad news, you're the first person I want to talk to."
Author: Laura Miller
15. "The stories about broadcast dying or it being overtaken by cable have stopped. Same goes for the stories about the Internet hurting our business."
Author: Leslie Moonves
16. "For me, being tall was very positive because I thought my mom was the most beautiful person ever."
Author: Lisa Leslie
17. "Don't go on discussing what a good person should be. Just be one."
Author: Marcus Aurelius
18. "I'm a positive man."
Author: Mariano Rivera
19. "I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between."
Author: Sylvia Plath
20. "Be the kind of person that others admire, can count on, trust and enjoy spending time with. After you have developed that reputation, people will start to ask you what you do, and will want to work with you on the things that matter. When you focus on leading a passionate, meaningful and faithful life, you are also inadvertently creating a spectacular ripple effect of inspiration in the lives around you. When one person is making a difference and being a positive role model, everyone nearby feels their passionate energy. Before too long, they too, are leading by example and simultaneously inspiring others."
Author: The Angel Affect

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