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"Every problem has a gift for you in its hands."

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however."

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't."

"In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice."

"Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours."

"Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere."

"Evolution made civilization steward of this planet. A hundred thousand years later, the steward stood before evolution not helper but destroyer, not healer but parasite. So evolution withdrew its gift, passed civilization by, rescued the planet from intelligence and handed it to love."

"Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?"

"The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change."

"Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger."

"I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service."

"The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly."

"I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?"

"The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work."

"You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel."

"Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true."

"You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past."

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly."

"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life."

"Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know."

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