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Words, quotes, lyrics, poems, and stories that inspire me and motivate me.

They’re Burning All the Witches

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“If a man talks shit then I owe him nothing.”
–Taylor Swift, “I Did Something Bad”

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10 Awesome Quotes from Mark Twain

Today marks the 183rd birthday of American author, Mark Twain. Best known for writing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain was born and raised in Missouri where he worked as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River.

His wit and satire got him far in life, earning praise from critics and peers, as well as presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty.

Often referred to as “the greatest humorist this country has produced”, and even called “the father of American literature” by one William Faulkner, Twain has a litany of wisdom in his repertoire. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that the man had a way with words…

In honor of his birthday, here are 10 great quotes by Mark Twain!

10 Awesome Quotes from Mark Twain

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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”

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“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”

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“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”

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“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”

“′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”

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“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

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Do You Ever Wonder What We Could Have Been?

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“But your mind plays tricks with distance
Always makes things feel unfinished.
I miss you more than I loved you.”
Katy Perry, “Miss You More”

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You Will Be Found

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“Even when the dark comes crashing through
When you need a friend to carry you
When you’re broken on on the ground
You will be found.”
–Dear Evan Hansen

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Girl, All You Got to Say Is…

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“My name is NO
My sign is NO
My number is NO
You need to let it go
You need to let it go
Need to let it go
Nah to the ah to the no, no, no.”
–Meghan Trainor, “No”

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I’m the Real Article

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“…Cause I’m the real article. What you see is what you get.”
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

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10 Literary Quotes about Gratitude

We’re a mere couple weeks away from Thanksgiving…and in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to forget the reason for the season.

If you’ve just been on overdrive these last few weeks, take a moment and enjoy these gratitude quotes, pulled from a few famous authors and books. Use them on your Thanksgiving table or hang them on your wall as a reminder to be thankful for what you have, what you’ve learned and every little experience that has brought you here.

10 Literary Quotes about Gratitude

After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody…even one’s own relations.
–Oscar Wilde

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual…my wealth is not possession, but enjoyment.
–Henry David Thoreau

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Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
–W.T. Purkiser

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
–Alphonse Karr

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–Roy T. Bennett

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
–Maya Angelou

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.
–Neal A. Maxwell

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Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.
–Steve Maraboli

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