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'Only he who gives up is defeated. Everyone else is victorious.'

'Wait for the right moment to act. Do not let the next opportunity slip by you. Take pride in your scars.'

'Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to is and help is decide what to do with our life.'

'If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself.
And is you do not know yourself, you will begin to fear the void.'

'Nothing in this world is useless in the eyes of God. Not a leaf from a tree falls, not a hair from your head, not even an insect dies because it was of no use. Everything has a reason to exist.'

'Don't try to be useful. Try to be yourself: that is enough, and that makes all the difference.'

'A life is never useless. Each soul that came down to Earth is here for a reason.'

'Joy. That is one of the main blessings of the All - Powerful. If we are happy, we are on the right road.'

'It doesn't matter if a person is badly dressed or doesn't conform to our idea of elegance, or doesn't even care about impressing other people. The eyes are the mirror of the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden; and, like a mirror, they also reflect the person looking into someone's eyes has a dark soul, he will see only his own ugliness.'

'It is the imperfect that astonishes and attracts us.'

'Love is only a word, until someone arrives to give it meaning.'

'Neither life nor death has an end; they are merely stages of eternity.'

'Discipline is important, but it needs to leave doors and windows open to intuition and the unexpected.'

'Elegance is achieved when, having discarded all superfluous things, we discover simplicity and concentration. The simpler the pose, the better; the more sober, the more beautiful.'

'The simplest things in life are the most extraordinary.'

'Elegance is accepted and admired because it makes no effort to be elegant.'

'People who seek only success rarely find it, because success is not an end in itself, but a consequence.
'Obsession doesn't help at all; it only confuses us as to which path to follow and ends up taking away the pleasure of living.'

'What is success?
It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.'

'A miracle is something that suddenly fills our hearts with love. When that happens, we feel a profound reverence for the grace God has bestowed on us.'

'Love's strength lies in its contradictions, love lasts because it changes and not because it stays the same and never faces any challenges.'

'Miracles do not go against the laws of nature; we only think that because we do not know nature's laws.'

'Excessive caution destroys the soul and the heart, because living is an act of courage, and an act of courage is always an act of love.'

'Our soul is governed by four invisible forces: love, death, power and time.'

'Love does not need to be understood. It only needs to be shown.'

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