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The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
On the quality of life: #1. Realize that each human being has a built-in capacity for recuperation and repair. #2. Recognize that the quality of life is all-important. #3. Assume responsibility for the quality of your own life. #4. Nurture the regenerative and restorative forces within you. #5. Utilize laughter to create a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work for yourself and those around you. #6. Develop confidence and ability to feel love, hope and faith, and acquire a strong will to live.
Never deny a diagnosis, but do deny the negative verdict that may go with it.
We must learn never to underestimate the capacity of the human mind and body to regenerate-even when the prospects seem most wretched ... What the patient expects to happen ... can be as potent in touching off biochemical processes as any medication.
Don't defy the diagnosis, try to defy the verdict.
Nothing is more essential in the treatment of serious disease than the liberation of the patient from panic and foreboding.
More and more, the choice for the world's people is between world warriors and world citizens.
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
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Here is the secret of inspiration: tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
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You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
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Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
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I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
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