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He who attempts to resist the wave is swept away, but he who bends before it abides.

He who cannot do what he wants must make do with what he can.

He who doesn't accept the conditions of life sells his soul.

He who has calmly reconciled his life to fate ... can look fortune in the face.

Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, ''This is a misfortune'' but ''To bear this worthily is good fortune.''

How base a thing it is when a man will struggle with necessity! We have to die.

I accept life unconditionally. ... Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.

I have accepted all and I am free. The inner chains are broken, as well as those outside.

I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.

I not only bow to the inevitable, I am fortified by it.

I will not meddle with that which I cannot mend.

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles, we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic.

If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can.

If you are wise, live as you can; if you cannot, live as you would.

If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at second, or even the third place.

If you bear the cross unwillingly, you make it a burden, and load yourself more heavily; but you must bear it.

If you can't fight, and you can't flee, flow.


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