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I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. Martha Washington

I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. … Continue reading

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Courage is grace under pressure. – Hemingway

Courage is grace under pressure. Ernest Hemingway

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Those who say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

Those who say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

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He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn’t know what is going on.

He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn’t know what is going on.

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Mountain climbing is extended periods of intense boredom, interrupted by occasional moments of sheer terror.

Mountain climbing is extended periods of intense boredom, interrupted by occasional moments of sheer terror.

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Tombstone Inscription: Died at 30; Buried at 60

Tombstone Inscription: Died at 30; Buried at 60

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It is easier to love Humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor. – Eric Hoffer

It is easier to love Humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor. Eric Hoffer

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Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach John Muir

Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach John Muir

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…personal and substantive growth is both predictable and measurable when one’s reach slightly exceeds one’s grasp.

…personal and substantive growth is both predictable and measurable when one’s reach slightly exceeds one’s grasp. Nancy McLaughlin

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle

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