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5 Quotes From Literature to Inspire Recovery

By February 9, 2017 May 17th, 2017 No Comments

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  1. “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.”

Anne Lamott, Bird By Bird


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  1. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

Dr. Seuss, The Lorax


  1. “… it takes great personal courage to let yourself appear weak.”

David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest


  1. “Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. … Face it.”

Joseph Conrad, Typhoon


  1. “Take the first step in faith, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

Martin Luther King Jr., Testimonies to Freedom


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