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Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. - Jim Fiebig

Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest. - Mark Twain (18351910)

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. - Martin Luther

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them! - Albert Einstein

It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do - or don't do. - Simone De Beauvoir

My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately. - George Bernard Shaw

Perhaps the best function of parenthood is to teach the young creature to love with safety, so that it may be able to venture unafraid when later emotion comes; the thwarting of the instinct to love is the root of all sorrow and not sex only but divinity itself is insulted when it is repressed. To disapprove, to condemn - the human soul shrivels under barren righteousness. - Freya Stark

The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world. - Marianne Williamson

 
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