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Eleanor Roosevelt photo

„You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.“

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Source: You Learn by Living (1960), p. 29–30
Context: You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." … You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

Billy Graham photo

„Temptation requires definite, decisive action.“

—  Billy Graham American Christian evangelist 1918 - 2018

Billy Graham in Quotes

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Johnny Depp photo

„We're all damaged in our own way. Nobody's perfect. I think we're all somewhat screwy. Every single one of us.“

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

Quoted in Bernard Weintraub, "Playboy Interview: Johnny Depp," Playboy (May 2004)
Context: I do have an affinity for damaged people, in life, in roles. I don't know why. We're all damaged in our own way. Nobody's perfect. I think we are all somewhat screwy, every single one of us.

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Johnny Depp photo
Johnny Depp photo

„Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life.“

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

Citát „People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they've been strong for too long.“
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Jeff Bezos photo

„We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient. If you replace ‘customer’ with ‘reader,’ that approach, that point of view, can be successful at The Post, too.“

—  Jeff Bezos American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc. 1964

Jeffrey Bezos, Washington Post’s next owner, aims for a new ‘golden era’ at the newspaper http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/jeffrey-bezos-washington-posts-next-owner-aims-for-a-new-golden-era-at-the-newspaper/2013/09/02/30c00b60-13f6-11e3-b182-1b3bb2eb474c_story.html.

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„The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas. The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.“

—  Simon Sinek British/American author and motivational speaker 1973

Source: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

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„We are the change we have been waiting for.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

Barack Obama photo

„Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

Senator Barack Obama’s speech to supporters after the Feb. 5 2018 nominating contests, as provided by Federal News Service and released in the New York Times (5 February 2008) https://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/05/us/politics/05text-obama.html
2008

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„When I was coming up, trying to get to where I am now, people were so happy for me. They were rooting for me. Now that I'm on top, everyone wants to bring me down. Everyone's trying to tug at me and take my spot… A lot of people say they hate Justin Bieber who haven't even listened to my music. They just hate the idea of me.“

—  Justin Bieber Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor 1994

Interview with V Magazine, as quoted in UsMagazine: Justin Bieber Talks Sex, Drugs and Turning 18 http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/justin-bieber-talks-sex-drugs-and-turning-18-2012101, January 2012

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Today anniversaries
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Stephen King730
American author 1947
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Suman Pokhrel41
Nepali poet, lyricist, playwright, translator and artist 1967
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Arthur Schopenhauer260
German philosopher 1788 - 1860
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Chief Joseph16
Nez Percé Chieftain 1840 - 1904
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