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True beauty, happiness and power:

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. When you are born a lotus flower, be a beautiful lotus flower, don’t try to be a magnolia flower. If you crave acceptance and recognition and try to change yourself to fit what other people want you to be, you will suffer all your life. True happiness and true power lie in understanding yourself, accepting yourself, having confidence in yourself.”

Thich Nhat Hanh 

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. D. Wallace Peach
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 23:31:45

    Lovely quote. I’m a fan of Thich Nhat Hanh, too.

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