Quotes & Aphorisms
“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”
— Joseph Campbell
“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
“What we have before us are some breathtaking opportunities disguised as insoluble problems.”
— John Gardner
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
“Just keep going, no feeling is final.”
— Rainer Maria Rilke
"Mental strength is not the ability to stay out of the darkness, it's the ability to sit present in the darkness knowing that light will shine again"
“The best is the enemy of good.”
“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”
— James Oppenheim
“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
— Chinese Proverb
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Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
If you are having thoughts of killing yourself:
Please call the Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
If you have a plan and the means to carry out a suicide, please call the Hotline, OR CALL 911, or go to the closest emergency room if you feel you cannot trust yourself to be safe
You can reach a trained counselor by texting the Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
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In case of emergency, PLEASE CALL 911, or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.