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Profit From Failure

The test of a man is the fight he makes, The grit that he daily shows; The way he stands on his feet and takes Fate’s numerous bumps and blows. A coward can smile when there’s naught to fear, When

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A Smile

A smile costs nothing, but gives much- It takes but a moment, but the memory of it usually lasts forever. None are so rich that can get along without it- And none are so poor but that can be made

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May You Have

May you have…… Enough happiness to keep you sweet, Enough trials to keep you strong, Enough sorrow to keep you human, Enough hope to keep you happy; Enough failure to keep you humble, Enough success to keep you eager, Enough

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Just One

One song can spark a moment, One flower can wake the dream One tree can start a forest, One bird can herald spring. One smile begins a friendship, One handclasp lifts a soul. One star can guide a ship at

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It Takes Courage

It takes strength to be firm, It takes courage to be gentle. It takes strength to conquer, It takes courage to surrender. It takes strength to be certain, It takes courage to have doubt. It takes strength to fit in,

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That I A Better Person May Be

Light that lies deep inside of me Come forth in all thy majesty Show me thy gaze Teach me thy ways That I a better person may be Darkness that lies deep inside of me Come forth in all thy

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My Comfort Zone

I used to have a comfort zone where I knew I wouldn’t fail. The same four walls and busywork were really more like jail. I longed so much to do the things I’d never done before, But stayed inside my

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Don’t Quit

When things go wrong as they sometimes will; When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill; When the funds are low, and the debts are high; And you want to smile, but you have to sigh; When care is pressing

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The Most Beautiful Flower

The park bench was deserted as I sat down to read Beneath the long, straggly branches of an old willow tree. Disillusioned by life with good reason to frown, For the world was intent on dragging me down. And if

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Don’t Dwell

Don’t dwell on what might have been or the chances you have missed. Or the lonely nights that lie between the last time lovers kissed. Don’t grasp too hard the memory of the things that never came. The door that

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