Some of my favourite quotes

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Between stimulus and response is the freedom to choose. – Victor E. Frankl
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. – Albert Schweitzer
Useful for all sorts of things, including happiness.

Work is love made visible. – Kahlil Gibran
We can do no great things, only small things with great love. – Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Many people seem to think that work is a burden. It doesn’t have to be.

Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from bad decisions. – Unknown
Everything can be a learning experience.

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Good for teaching.

Grief is the price we pay for love. – Queen Elizabeth II
Loss sharpens joy.

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – JD Salinger
If you find what you look for, you might as well look for good things.

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken. – Oscar Wilde
Always a good reminder.

Take the first circus. Make more pots. Build a cathedral. – random bits from my favourite teaching stories

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