So much for suspense! Talk about a whirlwind romance!
Given that we know Juliet is just 13 years old, her impetuousness might seem more understandable. But from the time they meet to the time they marry, Romeo and Juliet have known each other less than 24 hours. But in , actress Mary Saunderson stepped onto the stage as Juliet; she is believed to be the first woman to play the iconic role. When we first meet Romeo, it is not Juliet but another woman, Rosaline, upon whom the young lothario has set his sights. But then he meets Juliet and all bets are off.
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On God "I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability. On the world as a stage "The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. On forgiveness "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. On good vs. People are either charming or tedious. On getting advice "The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself. On happiness "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. On cynicism "What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. On sincerity "A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
On money "When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is. On life's greatest tragedies "There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. On hard work "Work is the curse of the drinking classes. On living within one's means "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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On true friends "True friends stab you in the front. On mothers "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. On fashion "Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. On being talked about "There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. On genius "Genius is born—not paid. On morality "Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. On relationships "How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being?
On aging "The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything. Be proud. Some people will love you for you. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. Be your own cheerleader. STOP comparing yourself with others and focus on how you can become the best version of you. I will so trust that what is deep is holy, that I will do strongly before the sun and moon whatever only rejoices me, and the heart appoints.
You are you because you are you and you were meant to be you — so be you proudly. A confined identity is a miserable way to exist. Be you and live free. Trust that in living true to yourself, you will attract people that support and love you, just as you are. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think? You are enough! Be unapologetically you.
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Discover your gifts and let them shine! Why compare when no two people are alike? If you ignore them, you can aim for the stars. Stop comparing and start creating. Seek to exceed your own expectations. On the road to excellence, you are your own benchmark. You have to be your strongest critic. It is a state of comparison. And if you must measure your success do it not by what you have gained personally but what you have contributed to a wider benefit.
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It has everything to do with who I am in companionship with God. Be happy with yourself and find satisfaction in your work. That truth alone should bring a sense of relief to everyone. Look into your bosom, and realize that you can do it bigger! Go, create a brighter picture!
Break free from them and reclaim your unlimited potential to be your amazing self. Every individual is unique with unique talents. Find your passion and live your best life. When you decide that the only person you have to please is yourself, you can also decide WHAT your definition of good and successful are. This can be empowering, therapeutic, and motivating.