You have to stand for what you believe in. And sometimes you have to stand alone.

Queen Latifah

We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent
 States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. — And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.

I absolutely love those quotes. I remember watching Conan's last show. I think I actually started crying. Not because he was leaving, but because of his amazing attitude. He wasn't mad and he wasn't bitter. I love that. 
The last quote is the very last paragraph is the last paragraph in the Declaration of Independence. It gives me chills every time I read it. We went  over this in class. I don't think I had heard it before then, and it really stuck with me. I especially like the last sentence. That's the part that really gets me. that people are so dedicated to what they believe in. It seems like that's so rare today.
Those quotes really make me want to work harder at everything. I love them.

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