„You will hear it for yourself, and it will surely fill you with wonder.“

—  Marco Polo
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„Maybe-- maybe love makes you suspicious and doubting. Is it true that when you love a woman you are never sure-- never sure of her because you aren't sure of yourself?“

—  John Steinbeck, East of Eden
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„Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.“

—  William Gibson American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and founder of the cyberpunk subgenre 1948
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„Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.“

—  Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954

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„Anything or anyone that asks you to be other than yourself is not holy, but is trying only to fill its own need.“

—  Mark Nepo, The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have

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