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Confucius

“When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.” –Confucius, philosopher, born August 1st [generic], 551 BC Happy Birthday!!

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Marcel Proust

“There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan

“There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.” –Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States, born February 6th, 1911 Happy Birthday!!

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Marcel Proust

“A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.” –Marcel Proust, novelist, born July 10th, 1871 Happy Birthday!!

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.” –Francois de La Rochefoucauld, writer, born September 15th, 1613

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.” –Francois de La Rochefoucauld, writer, born September 15th, 1613

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Mother Teresa

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” –Mother Teresa, nun, born August 26th, 1910 Happy Birthday!!

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