Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

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“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." – Herm Albright. I believe that something good can come from anything. I just have to know where to look. Its the idea of the ”silver lining” or the virtue of perseverance. This philosophy I carry throughout my life. It is not to be said that things will fall into place. Work will need to be done to make things happen they way I want but they will happen as long as I do not give up. Whether I can achieve my goal or not is irrelevant to my attitude towards it as long as I believe it was “worth the effort”. I will accept the consequences of what I have done or failed to do and find the opportunities in those consequences. In order for me to hold true to this ideal, I must accept the actions of others and be optimistic about the things I cannot control. There will always be those who feel the need to cling to the pessimistic aspects of something. That is why every great speaker has critics, and why every world event or political decision has an opponent. For example, in ...
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