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Advice My Parents Gave Me: and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mistakes

Rodolfo Costa

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Do not sit still; start moving now. In the beginning, you may not go in the direction you want, but as long as you are moving, you are creating alternatives and possibilities.”

“Learn to love someone when they least deserve it, because that is when they need your love most.”

“Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible.”

“Learn to adapt. Things change, circumstances change. Adjust yourself and your efforts to what it is presented to you so you can respond accordingly. Never see change as a threat, because it can be an opportunity to learn, to grow, evolve and become a better person.”

“Criticism is just someone else’s opinion. Even people who are experts in their fields are sometimes wrong. It is up to you to choose whether to believe some of it, none of it, or all of it. What you think is what counts.”

“Take responsibility for your own happiness, do not expect people or things to bring you happiness, or you could be disappointed.”

“When you experience a negative circumstance or event, do not dwell on it. Be proactive — put your attention on what you need to do to bring the situation to a positive result.”

“It may take little time to get where you want to be, but if you pause and think for a moment, you will notice that you are no longer where you were. Do not stop—keep going.”

“Many people are so poor that the only thing they have is money. Cultivate your spiritual growth.”

“Every day, you get the opportunity to change your life. Change what you do not want. Change what makes you unhappy.”

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