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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

- Maya Angelou



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History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

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My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

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If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

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