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Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.

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The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) American playwright.

Not everything which is bad comes to hurt us.

Italian proverb

If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) French writer and philosopher.

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility!

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) Danish philosopher and writer.

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