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Latin Quote: "Faber est quisque fortunae suae" - Appius Claudius Caecus Translation: "Each man is the maker of his own fortune." Meaning: Our lives are not governed by fortune/luck, but by our own actions. We have to work hard to create the lives we want to have.

One of 21 video poems in Four Seasons Productions newly released Moving Poetry Series - Three innovative new films - RANT * RAVE * RIFF. ONLY BREATH was written in the 13th century by the Sufi mystic poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi and translated and recited in our film by Coleman Barks. Our politicians and generals would do well to absorb the lessons of this poem. Uploaded by dkadagian on Oct 11, 2007

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Your uncombed hair fluttered in the wind like leaves of sugarcane. Your mouth, half-open and half-shut, stood where all dialogue terminates. Your legs rose from the dark depths of dreams. Your body shook, and every single letter of your name was written in the indelible ink of time past.... ~ramakant rath Sachira Andhara

This inspiring collection offers words of optimism and insight to keep readers looking on the bright side, no matter what is happening in their lives. The uplifting quotes and poems in Piensa pensamientos positivos cada dia (the Spanish translation of Blue Mountain Arts' Think Positive Thoughts Every Day) offer suggestions and words of advice to encourage readers to keep believing in their dreams, expect only the best, and enjoy life to the fullest.

Don't explain: people only hear what they want to hear - Paulo Coelho This is true. How words can get lost not only in translation but just by passing on the message

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"things to speak"

What is the source of our first suffering? It lies in the fact that we hesitated to speak. It was born in the moment when we accumulated silent things within us. – French philosopher Gaston Bachelard (1884 - 1962) #silence #thoughts