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Learn to depend upon yourself by doing things in accordance with your own way of thinking.

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Let me listen to me and not to them.

Let women be provided with living strength of their own.

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Living by proxy is always a precarious expedient.

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creature of man. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.

Man is the artificer of his own happiness.

Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to dust.

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.

Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

My future is one I must make myself.

Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.

No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness.

No man may make another free.


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