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“Life is a preparation for the future, and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” — Albert Einstein

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On creating the life you want

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Saturn Devouring his Son, Francisco Goya
Saturn Devouring HIs Son, painting by Francisco Goya 1819–1823

“Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” — George Orwell

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“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” –Henry Ward Beecher

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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. — Maya Angelou

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The life experiences you just don’t want.

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The choice between darkness and another day

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Michael Ritoch

Father and husband first. A thinker, writer, and sometime poet. Leadership and philosophy are my passions. —

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