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“In this world, when you find a good place, you don’t leave it.” – Hemingway & Gellhorn Quote No. 12,191

“And no more promises were made so none could be broken.” – Hyde Park on Hudson Quote No. 12,188

“Two things you can’t take back on this job, kid. Bullets out of your gun, and words out of your mouth.” – Gangster Squad Quote No. 12,187

“The whole town’s underwater. You’re grabbing a bucket when you should be grabbing a bathing suit.” – Gangster Squad Quote No. 12,186

“It’s impossible to reason with an unreasonable person.” – The Details

The trick was forgetting about what she had lost …and learning to go on with what she had left. – Lisa Kleypas

You forget all of it anyway. First, you forget everything you learned-the dates of the Hay-Herran Treaty and Pythagorean Theorem. You especially forget everything you didn’t really learn, but just memorized the night before. You forget the names of all but one or two of your teachers, and eventually you’ll forget those, too. You forget [...]

“According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces.  Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.” – Plato, The Symposium

“It’s supposed to be hard.  If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it.  The hard is what makes it great.” – A League of Their Own

The reason most people give up is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come.

“When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.  When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’  They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” [...]

“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”

“Pick your battles.  You don’t have to show up to every argument you’re invited to.” – Mandy Hale

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Sometimes it’s ok to take a step back and admit you’re being ridiculous.”

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

“Trust your instincts.  They’re usually right.”

“Strong women don’t play victim, don’t make themselves look pitiful, and don’t point fingers.  They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale

“Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning, the devil says ‘Oh, crap, she’s up!’”

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do.  Fail at it.  Try again. Do better the second time.  The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.  This is your moment.  Own it.” – Oprah Winfrey