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What are some quotes that inspire recovery?

Around the world, all religions and groups, have their mantras, prayers, and sayings. I have been seeing quotes from others and writing quotes, and others in detox are requesting more. I know in my darkest hours that I chanted, "There is no problem so big that drugs can't make it worse." What has helped or is helping you?

God,
Grant me the serenity to
Accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can, and
Wisdom to know the difference. - Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous

We claim spiritual progress over spiritual perfection, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. - Alcoholics Anonymous, How it works

Humanity is an ocean. If a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. I am a born fighter who does not know failure, it is always possible by correct conduct to lessen an evil and eventually bring good out of evil. - Mahatma Gandhi
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1151493 tn?1263336020
Om Mani Padme Hum (108 times or any multiple of nine)

Nam Myoho Renge Kyo ( Chant ten minutes )

There is a mantra for Karma clearing that I had remarkable experience  " Thiru Neela Kantam" 108 times and slicing limes while chanting.

I know it might sound crazy... but i turned to these in desperation and now know several other mantras. You really have to just try it and see for your self. I started out skeptical but can honestly say I have tried and tested several and they do work.
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Nothing is more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears!

You can't take flight without looking up and letting go!

More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them - Harold J. Smith

The power behind me is greater than the problem!

Don't give up 5 minutes before the miracle.

Chasing death, I found life!

It's never too late to be what you might have been!  

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1235186 tn?1656987798
there is always hope...
keep the faith...
keep on keepin on...
keep your eye on the prize....
all good things come to those who wait....
there is a light at the end of the tunnel...
there is nothing to fear but fear itself....
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495284 tn?1333894042
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Go with a spirit that fears nothing~

If you dont have the time to be sick, make the time to be well~
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4605616 tn?1362003158
I love it. WONDERFUL thread! Love the Gandhi One best.
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