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Ellen Goodman
(1941-____) born on
Apr 11
US journalist. She writes the syndicated feature, "At Large," 1976--; won Pulitzer for commentary, 1980.
         
   
F
We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives . . ., not looking for flaws, but for potential.

R
Traditions are the guideposts driven deep into our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of.
A
Values are not trendy items that are casually traded in.
N
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck . . . But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.
K
There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. I begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over -- and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Reader's Digest," Jan 1991.
R: "Turning Points."
A: In "Reader's Digest."
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: The Washington Post Writer's Group.
   


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