Myths that Hold us Hostage, or Facts the Set Us Free?

Everyone is given an equal chance to succeed.
There is equal justice for all.
There is someone for everyone.
You are not given a heavier burden than you can carry.
You make your own good luck.
You can become anything you want.
All things come to those who wait.
You get what you deserve.
if you work hard and live by the rules, you will succeed.
You earn the respect you receive.
Someday your time will come.
All you need to do is try.
If you can't explain it simply you don't understand it.
Nobody is taking advantage of you.
When you give you should expect nothing in return.
Only war can win a people freedom.
There is no reason those in power would mislead you.
Government is looking out for your best interests.
A rising tide lifts all boats.