Quotes from Countdown

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“The secret to not being afraid is to understand what scares you”
― quote from Countdown


“There are always scary things happening in the world. There are always wonderful things happening. And it's up to you to decide how you're going to approach the world...how you're going to live in it, and what you're going to do."

—Jo Ellen Chapman”
― quote from Countdown


“I feel sorry for anybody who would let hate wrap them up. Ain't no such thing as I can hate anybody and hope to see God's face.

—Fannie Lou Townsend Hamer”
― quote from Countdown


“A hero can be afraid, but a hero never runs away.”
― quote from Countdown


“Never talk back to a teacher. Teachers are like God. Actually, teachers are God's boss.”
― quote from Countdown



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