I am happy. I am successful on my own terms. Because if your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen (b. 1953) American journalist, novelist
Commencement Speech at Mount Holyoke College (23 May 1999)

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