Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

© Rumi

Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.

© Friedrich von Schiller

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Friedrich Schiller Born Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller (1759-11-10)10 November 1759 Marbach am Neckar, Duchy of Württemberg in the Holy Roman EmpireDied 9 May 1805(1805-05-09) (aged 45) Weimar...

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

© Maya Angelou

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"Angelou" redirects here. For the English folk rock band, see Angelou (band). Maya Angelou ( (  listen);[1][2] born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, sin...

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.

© John Berry

I will not be concerned at other men is not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability.

© Confucius

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Confucius 孔子 Born 551 BC Zou, Lu, Zhou Kingdom (present-day Nanxinzhen, Qufu, Shandong, China)Died 479 BC (aged 71–72) Lu, Zhou KingdomNationality Zhou Era Ancient philosophyRegion Chinese philosop...

Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.

© Richard Bach

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Richard BachBorn Richard David Bach (1936-06-23) June 23, 1936 (age 82) Oak Park, Illinois. U.S.Occupation WriterGenre Aviation, fantasy, philosophyYears active 1970-2014Spouse Bette Jeanne Franks ...