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what is the most inspirational quote and or video you have seen that inspires hope and or the will to fight?

I suffer from depression. Kevin's video really hit home because it's the closest explanation for everything I have been experiencing and dealing with in the past three years. I'm currently in the severe state of apathy that he talks about but all these motivational videos and a lot of quotes I have seen recently are starting to help so my question is what is the most inspirational quote and or video you have seen that inspires hope and or the will to fight.

For example:
I heard a quote that has been stuck in my mind for a year now. And I think of it before I make any decision no matter how important,

"Never trade what you want the most, for what you want at the moment"

So any wisdom or motivational anything will help at this point.


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    Oct 5 2013: I have forgotten who is the author, but I find this quote very motivational.
    'Always look forward because there is no regret in that direction.'
    • W T 100+

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      Oct 7 2013: I LOOOVE IT!!
    • Oct 9 2013: Definitely like that one for sure, I'm gonna look up this qoute, author doesn't give a name it just says a random monk in a certain time period. This one reminded me of that, ill post it when I find it, I think you'd enjoy it, and like I have been saying everyone of these comments helps even if it's just the fact that I'm getting on here almost everyday where there is positive thinking. So thanks again
    • Oct 9 2013: When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world.
      I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation.
      When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town.
      I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family.
      Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself,
      and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself,
      I could have made an impact on my family.
      My family and I could have made an impact on our town.
      Their impact could have changed the nation and
      I could indeed have changed the world.

      I guess I like this one because it reminds me that especially right now I can't let myself get overwhelmed with problems to fix, taking it one day at a time one thing at a time and all that good stuff.
      And it also helps me remember that I may never be completely free of this but even though I have several years under my belt with this, these things cannot be timed. Because the second you try to put a number on it, and you lose faith in even a smallest believe that it could get better, well unfortunately that usually means your time expires
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        Oct 9 2013: :) Nice.
        With every action we are changing the world, imperceptibly but surely. Question is are we changing it for better or worse?
        Suppose you smoke. You decide to quit and stop smoking. On an average you stop contributing 5 mg of carcinogens in the air, may be in your life time two people are saved from having cancer. They live on average 10 years longer, one of them possibly lives to finish writing a book and receives a Pulitzer prize.
        So in effect you changed the world to get one more Pulitzer prize winner. Wow!

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