quote by Ruby Bridges

Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail. When you start a new trail equipped with courage, strength and conviction, the only thing that can stop you is you!

— Ruby Bridges

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Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny.

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.

You are perfect exactly as you are. With all your flaws and problems, there's no need to change anything. All you need to change is the thought that you aren't good enough.

It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera.

.. they are made with the eye, heart and head.

Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn't affect me and they're respectful with it, I don't care what they do. Because I'm not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?

If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you're destined for failure.

Not everyone will be happy when you begin to better yourself.

Those who are for you will not just celebrate in your triumphs, but they will also pray with you through your tribulations.

Men marry women with the hope they will never change.

Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

I love you because I love you, because it would be impossible not to love you.

I love you without question, without calculation, without reason good or bad, faithfully, with all my heart and soul, and every faculty.

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this.

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If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.

To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood.

The freedom that we shall win through our sacrifice and exertions, we shall be able to preserve with our own strength.

To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.

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All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.

In the morning the sunflower blossoms due to the sun's rays.

This morning I just wanted to remind you that my heart blossoms with love for you everyday I wake up and it is going to do that forever.

What a child can do today with assistance, she will be able to do by herself tomorrow.

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes.

Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.

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Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.

I learned that everybody is not your friend.

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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

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