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What is the best quotation that has inspired your life?

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sesh | Student, Grade 12 | Valedictorian

Posted June 29, 2013 at 12:30 PM via web

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What is the best quotation that has inspired your life?

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wordprof | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted June 29, 2013 at 6:56 PM (Answer #2)

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Thank you for asking.  This gives me the opportunity to share this most profound of insights, from William Saroyan’s play of the same name:  “In the time of your life, live.”  This bit of wisdom, free from cute wordplay or pomposity, reminds me daily to make choices, accept the consequences, and not hide from my humanity.  It has guided me whenever that fear of change starts to encroach upon my adventurous spirit, and has prompted me to give up the safety and reliability of my current circumstance and go forward into the next phase of my complicated life.  I hope it gives you the same thrill.  Saroyan’s play is a terrific read, incidentally.

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