No is not mean, No is a boundary.
Yes is not nice, Yes is a commitment.
Maybe is not indecisive, Maybe is a consideration.
Integrity is not an attribute, Integrity is a foundation.
Happiness is not found, Happiness is cultivated.
Courage is not inherent, Courage is a choice.
Compassion is not an option, Compassion is a necessity.
Respect is not deserved, Respect is earned.
Trust is not lost, Trust is destroyed.
Faith is not tested, Faith is proven.
Family is not relatives, Family is love.
Wisdom is not attained, Wisdom is recognized.
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