June 1st, 2002

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On Abortion ∼ Hillary Rodham Clinton

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/381090.html

I have met thousands and thousands of pro-choice men and women.  I have never met anyone who is pro-abortion.  Being pro-choice is not being pro-abortion.  Being pro-choice is trusting the individual to make the right decision for herself and her family, and not entrusting that decision to anyone wearing the authority of government in any regard.
                                                                            Hillary Rodham Clinton
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On Accomplishments ∼ Maya Angelo

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/381853.html

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.  Don't make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing.  And do them so well that people can't take their eyes off you.
                                                                          Maya Angelou
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On Adversity ∼ James Buckham

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/115566.html

Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly.  They not only test the fiber of a character, but strengthen it.  Every conquered temptation represents a new fund of moral energy.  Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
                                                                        James Buckham
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On Adversity ∼ Arthur Golden

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/335292.html

Adversity is like a strong wind.  I don't mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go.  It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are, and not merely as we might like to be.
                                                                          Arthur Golden, from Memories of a Geisha
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On America ∼ Adlai Stevenson

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/304543.html

America is much more than a geographical fact.  It is a political and moral fact – the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.
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On Anger ∼ Aristotle

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/237213.html

Anyone can become angry—that is easy.  But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way—this is not easy.
                                                                          Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics
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On Appreciation ∼ Julian Simon

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/348790.html

People call me an optimist, but I'm really an appreciator...  When I was six years old and had scarlet fever, the first of the miracle drugs, sulfanilamide, saved my life.  I'm grateful for computers and photocopiers...  I appreciate where we've come from.
                                                                   Julian Simon
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On Attaining Perfection ∼ Carlos P. Romulo

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/158696.html

We are fallible.  We certainly haven't attained perfection.  But we can strive for it, and the virtue is in the striving.
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On Attitude ∼ William James

http://pandemo.livejournal.com/242253.html

Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, "This is the real me," and when you have found that attitude, follow it.
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