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cropped-cropped-cropped-cropped-tumblr_mu79gcdgio1qeoyseo4_128013.jpgI've always believed that if we were to live a long and painful life, and in the end, in our last few moments, we experienced the absolute serenity and completeness of everything we sought to experience or achieve in our lifetime, the entirety of the pain and struggles of our lives would be easily forgotten. It would still feel like a complete and beautiful life, because the intensity of the struggles before that point would directly inform the intensity of gratitude and peace we would feel when experiencing it. But only if we live in the present moment. Otherwise we'll lose that beautiful moment cursing at its late arrival while still yearning for the past to have been different.

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Persuade me or prove to me that I am mistaken in thought or deed, and I will gladly change— for it is the truth I seek, and the truth never harmed anyone. Harm comes from persisting in error and clinging to ignorance.

Marcus Aurelius

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Anger is a result of failed expectations. When you find yourself losing your temper, consider which expectation you're allowing to define your self worth.

Zaid Ismail

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When I chose to be educated by the school of life, little did I know that my mentor would turn out to be my tormentor