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all quotes by Alice Hoffman (8)

"Start by eating chocolate."

survival lessons | 2013

"Write your troubles on a slip of paper and burn it."

survival lessons | 2013

"Collect shells, fall in love, read ten novels in a row."

survival lessons | 2013

"I could not run away from my circumstances, or control the path of my disease, but I could control what I did with my experience of that illness."

survival lessons | 2013

"When you help others, your own troubles aren't as heavy."

survival lessons | 2013

"When you help others, your own troubles aren't as heavy. In fact, you can fold them like a handkerchief and place them in your pocket. They're still there, but they're not the only thing you carry."

survival lessons | 2013

"My expectations of what I wanted in a man I learned from a dog: loyalty and kindness."

survival lessons | 2013

"If you can forgive someone, I highly recommend that you do. It will be like losing 20 pounds. Maybe even 220 pounds."

survival lessons | 2013
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