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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

I love and treasure the individual, as I meet them. I loath and despise the groups they identify with and belong to. … finish reading

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. … finish reading

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