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Can't find the source easily. "I myself am entirely made of flaws, stitched together with good intentions." Augusten Burroughs “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.

Luv this!  Happiness starts within... If others affect the way you feel, distance yourself.  No one should have that much control over your emotions... Time to reflect if so!

when I was 5 years old, my mom always told me that happiness was the key to life. -Albert Einstein And happiness is really life as it should be lived.

Exactly!

I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.

i am a firm believer in thinking before you speak for words can truly hurt and it can not be taken back after it is said. if i am furious beyond belief and feel the words on the tip of my tongue, i walk away and take a breath before i say something now that i may regret later.

Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out. Words hurt and scar more than you think, so THINK before you speak. And remember, what you say about others also says a whole lot about YOU.

Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends

I love this one. When I was little I know that I loved playing dress up in my mom’s closet. I still love playing dress up but now in my own closet!

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You know my name, not my story. You’ve heard what i’ve done. Not what I’ve been through.so true people judge before they understand or know the whole truth very sad people out there.

Wild things

If you don’t do wild things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old.

what room to start with, where to begin, and applying the principles of art to creating a space.

Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful. So many people in my life have made my place beautiful.

Privileged

Do not regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many. do not regret your children growing older, either. every part of life they live, every age and phase, is precious.

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