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"Be not dumb, obedient slaves in an army of destruction! Be heroes in an army of construction!"

"Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!"

"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

"It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing."

"Knowledge is love and light and vision."

"The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse."

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."

"The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker."

"To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug."
Nature

"Although the world is full of suffering,it is also full of the overcoming of it."

"Life is either a great adventure or nothing."

"It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears."
Religion

"I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world."

"It gives me a deep comforting sense that "things seen are temporal and things unseen are eternal.""

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble."

"A child must feel the flush of victory and the heart-sinking of disappointment before he takes with a will to the tasks distasteful to him and resolves to dance his way through a dull routine of textbooks."

"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."
Death

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