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    I believe it is a spirit of hope that gathers us here together today.
    — Patricia Deegan
    tags: believe  hope  spirit 
     
    People need to have 'the dignity of risk' and 'the right to fail'.
    — Patricia Deegan
    tags: people  right  risk  dignity  fail 
     
    We are a conspiracy of hope and we are pressing back against the strong tide of oppression which for centuries has been the legacy of those of us who are labelled with mental illness. We are refusing to reduce human beings to illnesses.
    — Patricia Deegan
    The goal is to become the unique, awesome, never to be repeated human being that we were called to be.
    — Patricia Deegan
    tags: human  goal 
     
    The concept of recovery is rooted in the simple yet profound realization that people who have been diagnosed with mental illness are human beings.
    — Patricia Deegan
    We share in the certainty that people labeled with mental illness are first and above all, human beings. Our lives are precious and are of infinite value.
    — Patricia Deegan
    tags: people  live  human  value  mental  illness  shares 
     
    The goal of recovery is not to become normal. The goal is to embrace the human vocation of becoming more deeply, more fully human.
    — Patricia Deegan
    tags: human  recovery  goal 
     
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