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'MASTER, not v-i-c-t-i-m of one's history.'*

by Dhani on April 11, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Inspired by none other than our beloved late John F. Kennedy:

'Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history. Controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicion & emotions.'

Alas, the irony was his own victim-hood, no?


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