TRUE BEAUTY

is a person’s inner beauty or beauty found in nature.

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“All doors open to courtesy. ”

Dr. Thomas Fuller (1608-1661);
clergyman, writer

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”

Khalil Gibran (1883-1931);
Artist, Poet, Writer

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”

Khalil Gibran (1883-1931);
Artist, Poet, Writer

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”

Maya Angelou (born 1928);
Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

Anaïs Nin (1903-1977);
author, diarist

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.”

Lauren Bacall (born 1924);
Actress

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. ”

Unknown

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

Thich Nhat Hanh (born 1926);
Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, peace activist

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”

Ben Okri (born 1959);
Poet, novelist

“It is not beauty that endears, it’s love that makes us see beauty.”

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910);
Russian author

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926-2004);
psychiatrist, author

“Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. ”

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915);
American political leader, author

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Everyone holds some treasure... Some have it buried too deep... Some share an endless measure... Some think it's all theirs to keep... Some people will not admit... They contain much inner beauty... Their task to release much of it... To fulfill their life's real duty... Some people have learned to mine... What's hid in their broken hearts... The gold that…

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Graciousness and Inner Beauty

My third pregnancy was very challenging. I went about my life going to doctors and once in a while for fun I'd buy a lottery ticket. Once I found out from an excellent doctor what was wrong (I had a rare condition that developed while I was pregnant) I had treatments to get better. I got through one of the…

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When I was in middle school and high school, people used to think I was so weird...here are some examples of what I heard when I was in school; “What a weird kid.” “What an oddball.” “What a shy girl.” “She never talks." and "Why is she always by herself?" Their words hurt at the time, like it should for…

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Judging

For my best friends birthday we went to the mall and sat in food court. As we were sitting there, we saw two girls sitting next to us that were about our age(13). They were both eating a huge bag of chips and they smelled pretty bad. I whispered something to my friend that we should leave and we left…

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Sisters want students to think 'outside the box'

Inspired by a commercial, two Green River High School students decided to show this community what true beauty is. The Foundation for a Better Life's television commercial shows a high school girl announcing the prom queen. Commercial viewers expect to see the stereotypical high school girl being crowned, but a girl with Down Syndrome is the one who receives the…

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A Crow's Loss

A fresh Tuesday morning and to my eyes falling on a dog on my street which was getting disturbed by the two crows which were attacking him. It was after some time when I noticed that there was a small crow who was being attacked by that dog and the two big crows were trying to protect their child crow…

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My Hero

My grandmother, Diane Hartsell, is the strongest and most beautiful woman to ever walk the face of the Earth. Everyone in the family referred to her as Maw Diane; she was a beautiful lady inside and out, and never had an enemy. On October 23rd, her 55th birthday, my grandmother was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. In just 4 weeks,…

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Everyday Hero: Nancy

I would have to say that I’ve had a lot of people that I’ve looked up to in my life, including my parents, husband and my mother-in-law. But I would have to say that one of the people that touched my life the most was a woman named Nancy. She was a resident in the group home that I assisted…

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Everyday Hero: Jesús

My dad is the best person I have ever met. Nothing I have ever seen or heard from others will ever convince me otherwise. A little less than two years ago, when I was 24 years old, I was living away from home for college and was involved in what could have been potentially serious legal trouble. My dad flew…

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Everyday Hero: Shannon

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My hero is Shannon Roberts because she is an amazing dancer! She dances at the San Francisco Ballet Company. She inspires me to keep dancer even though sometimes it is hard. Someday i want to be just like her!

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Everyday Hero: Kathryn

My sister does all she can for others. She is a very selfless person and I love her for that. This is true beauty because to be willing to give more than to receive is the best quality in my eyes. She will give her time, money, and great counseling to anyone who needs it. She has helped me many…

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Everyday Hero: Morgiana

Morgiana is a rare example of true beauty. She has always been a loving person even when it seems hard to be kind. She is beautiful on both her outside and inside with her spectacular fashion style and her radiant heart. She went to Costa Rica on a mission trip and did makeup on refugee womens faces, helping them feel…

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Everyday Hero: Natalie

My five year old daughter, Natalie, is my hero. She was born with Cerebral Palsy due to birth trauma. She had tonic clonic seizures right after birth. She has beaten all of the odds that were laid against her from the best doctors. They said she'd never walk. She jumps, climbs, and runs. Her speech is really slow and so…

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Everyday Hero: Jean

My hero is my mother, Jean. She is one of the most special, kind, loving, and wonderful people that you will ever meet. There are actually no words to summarize her beauty, intelligence and love. You couldn't find a better mother, grandmother, wife, or friend. She can do anything she sets her mid to and does it to absolute perfection.…

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Everyday Hero: Annie Pagatpat

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She is a teacher of sorts: A teacher who understands with just a look, a teacher who had her smile a bargain, and a teacher who really knows your worth. I love her and she owns a portion of my heart. She is incomparable. She is one of a kind. A beautiful person inside and out. A loving daughter. A…

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Everyday Hero: Suzzette

My hero is my pastor's wife, Suzzette. She is an amazing woman. She has advanced Parkinson's disease but you will never hear her complain. She always has a smile on her face and is always helping someone in need. She never speaks discouragingly about anyone. She is an amazing woman. A woman of faith, integrity, strength, beauty, and much more.

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Everyday Hero: Megan

Megan Hayes was my best childhood friend. We met at our dad’s softball tournament. It started by a group of us all playing tag. Megan asked one of the bratty little boys if she could play. The boy told her no. Megan asked why and he told her that she couldn’t play because she was in a wheel chair. Megan…

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Everyday Hero: Michael

Michael H. was the lead singer for my favorite band. I am inspired by him for several reasons: unlike many top rock musicians, he did not have an ego, when he walked out on stage to perform, he gave his performances everything he had, he was not afraid to be himself, he wrote many heartfelt, inspiring, and powerful song lyrics…

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Everyday Hero: Annie

Annie Jolliffe is my girlfriend. And she is the strongest, most compassionate, nice and beautiful person in the entire universe. She loves me for me, and makes me feel better about myself no matter what. She's my hero not only for being strong, and surviving through her entire life, as hard as it was. Not only for being so caring…

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Everyday Hero: Chrystal

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I chose my sister Chrystal Claiborne because she is a non-stop, on-going, loving, caring, and respectful mother. She had a baby boy at the age of 16. She never gave up. My sister inspires me to never give up. When hard times come, she keeps going and never stops. Chrystal is a proud mother. I love her with all my…

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Everyday Hero: Abby

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Abby is my hero! My hero inspires me with everything she does!She is an amazing dancer! Abby is always by my side! Her beautiful smile brightens my day!:)She doest't let anyone bring her down!:)I love her so much!:)She is very pretty. She always has a beautiful smile on her face. Abby is very supportive. She always makes me laugh! We…

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I love this i would have moved if it was me
Makenna 3 months ago from North Hero .Vt

true beauty is embracing your differences and not judging other kids
jordynthomas 5 months ago from florida

true beauty is within
jordyn 5 months ago from lousiana

true beauty is all about love
jasmine fernandes 5 months ago from chicago

im doing true beauty for Tropicana speech
laena 5 months ago from home

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