John Ciardi: Courage of their confusions

“It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their confusions. ”
John Ciardi

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Jazz Dela Salde: My wish for you

“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, …courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.”

Jazz Dela Salde

 

Mignon McLaughlin: Courage that matters

The Courage to Heal

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“The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.” ~Mignon McLaughlin, quoted in “Teens Talk Tough Times”.

 

George Sand: Ingredients of happiness

One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. –George Sand [pen name of Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin], novelist (1804-1876).