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Courage, my friend: 20 quotes to get you through if you're freaking out about the future

Whether you're about to graduate from university, move to a new city or leave your steady job to go freelance, few things are more unnerving than not knowing what the future holds. It's exciting, sure - but it can also inspire a freak-out of epic proportions. 

The good news is, everyone experiences that oh-my-Christ-what-am-I-doing feeling at some point. If you’re feeling nervous about embarking on the next chapter in your life, let our gallery of sages be your guide. From Amy Poehler to Marilyn Monroe, Mark Twain to J. K. Rowling, they’ve got pearls of wisdom a-plenty.

Stride into the unknown with your head held high – you’ll be just fine.

Images: HBO, Rex Features

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