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โ€œWe live in a culture where people are more offended b...

โ€œWe live in a culture where people are more offended by swear words and middle fingers than they are by famine, warfare and the destruction of our environment.โ€ - Unknown
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"The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and...

"The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people." โ€” G. K. Chesterton
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"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to ...

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become." - Brooke Foss Westcott
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"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being...

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~ MLK Jr.
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"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distan...

"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form." -William Ralph Inge
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"And in the end, we were all just humans....

"And in the end, we were all just humans. Drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness" ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while fail...

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure. Jim Rohn
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The greatest threat to our p...

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it ~Robert Swan
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"The greatest shortcoming of the human ...

"The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function." -Albert Allen Bartlett
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"Maybe roses having thorns isn't th...

"Maybe roses having thorns isn't the issue, maybe it's our need to touch everything that's beautiful" - Unknown
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Joaquin Phoenix: "That's when we're at our bestโ€”when we support each other. N...

Joaquin Phoenix: "That's when we're at our bestโ€”when we support each other. Not when we cancel each other out for past mistakes, but when we help each other to grow, when we educate each other, when we guide each other toward redemption."
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Just keep in mind: the more we ...

Just keep in mind: the more we value things outside our control, the less control we have. Epictetus
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When you consider things like the ...

When you consider things like the stars, our affairs donโ€™t seem to matter very much, do they? - Virginia Woolf
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"Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a pro...

"Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present & may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me, danger is very real. But fear is a choice." - Will Smith
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โ€œWe are here to laugh at the odds an...

โ€œWe are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us.โ€ - Charles Bukowski
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"Let us put our minds togethe...

"Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children." -Sitting Bull
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โ€œLibraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows...

โ€œLibraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.โ€ ~ Sidney Sheldon
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To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our ...

To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is fo...

It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thoughts make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. โ€”Swami Vivekananda
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โ€œToo often we judge other groups by the...

โ€œToo often we judge other groups by their worst examples, while judging ourselves by our best intentions.โ€ - George W. Bush
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"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in ou...

"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in our heart is our field of freedom. As long as we carry old wounds and anger in our heart, we continue to suffer. Forgiveness allows us to move on." โ€”Sharon Salzberg
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"We should not be afraid of suffering. We should be afraid of ...

"We should not be afraid of suffering. We should be afraid of only one thing, and that is not knowing how to deal with our suffering." โ€”Thich Nhat Hanh, โ€œWhy We Shouldnโ€™t Be Afraid of Sufferingโ€
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"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a ...

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth." โ€” Umberto Eco
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If an alien visited Earth, they would take some note of humans, but prob...

If an alien visited Earth, they would take some note of humans, but probably spend most of their time trying to understand the dominant form of life on our planet - microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. ...Nathan Wolfe
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โ€œWe used to make shit in this country...B...

โ€œWe used to make shit in this country...BUILD shit. Now we just put our hand in the next guy's pocket.โ€ - Frank Sobotka (The Wire)
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"The whole wide world, an endless universe. Yet we keep looking through the eyeglass in reverse...

"The whole wide world, an endless universe. Yet we keep looking through the eyeglass in reverse. Don't feed the people but we feed the machines. Can't really feel what international means. In different circles we keep holding our ground. Indifferent circles, we keep spinning round and round"
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โ€œOur good fortune allowed us ...

โ€œOur good fortune allowed us to feel a sadness that our parents never had time forโ€ - Beginners
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"The only limit to our ...

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."
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"It is during our darkest...

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." ~ Aristotle
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All our lauded technological progress, our ...

All our lauded technological progress, our very civilization, is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal. - Albert Einstein
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โ€œWe shall not cease from exploration, and the end ...

โ€œWe shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first timeโ€ - T.S. Eliot
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"Racism is taught in our society, it is not aut...

"Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics." - Alex Haley
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โ€œThey tell us that we live in a great free republic; that ou...

โ€œThey tell us that we live in a great free republic; that our institutions are democratic; that we are a free and self-governing people. This is too much, even for a joke.โ€ -Eugene V. Debs
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"We are drawn to our television sets...

"We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident." โ€” Vincent Canby
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"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a da...

"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the great struggle for independence." - Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948)
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โ€œThe truth does not change ...

โ€œThe truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.โ€ - Flannery O'Connor
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"We learn something from everyone who passe...

"We learn something from everyone who passes through our lives.. Some lessons are painful, some are painless.. but, all are priceless.โ€
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this ...

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal. ...John F. Kennedy
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"To be fully awake is the normal human condition. It expresses the deepest truth of our natu...

"To be fully awake is the normal human condition. It expresses the deepest truth of our nature, our oneness with the energy of the universe. We meditate and study and practice to penetrate into, or relax into, this awareness." โ€”Sandy Boucher, โ€œWe Are in Training to Be Nobody Specialโ€
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"Is it possible that existence ...

"Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?" Emil Cioran, Tears and Saints
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They say hope begins in the dark. That faith is the bird that sees light when th...

They say hope begins in the dark. That faith is the bird that sees light when the sky is still dim. But with every tomorrow, we carry our past. It echoes beneath our feet. There is no clean slate. Second chances are earned in the choices we make.
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"We are p...

"We are prisoners of our own minds"
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We are all one ...

We are all one in nature but our ideas separate us.
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"I like to believe that people, in the long run, are going to do more to promote pe...

"I like to believe that people, in the long run, are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it." -Eisenhower
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โ€œCourage sometimes skips a...

โ€œCourage sometimes skips a generation. Thank you for bringing it back to our familyโ€
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What a wonderful thought it is th...

What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't happened yet. - Anne Frank
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โ€œI believe that if we are honest with ...

โ€œI believe that if we are honest with our selves, that the most fascinating problem in the world is who am Iโ€ -Alan Watts
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"Too many of us are not liv...

"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.โ€ - Les Brown
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โ€œAs we storm these beaches us men think about what the celebration partyโ€™s will...

โ€œAs we storm these beaches us men think about what the celebration partyโ€™s will be like, And as we are gunned down right before the gunfire ends we think back on our lives and remember weโ€™re fighting for a richer persons insecurities.โ€ ~Unknown
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'We all make choices, ...

'We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us.' - Andrew Ryan
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"Our struggle to day is not to have a female Einstein get appointe...

"Our struggle to day is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel." - Betty Abzug (Happy Women's Day!)
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Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids?...

Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids? We only have empty pockets when it comes to the morally right things to do, but for tax cuts for billionaires and unlimited war, we seem to be able to invent that money very easily. - Alexandria Cortes
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"One who has loved is never quite alone, though all the hills declare our solitude. Hav...

"One who has loved is never quite alone, though all the hills declare our solitude. Having known you, I am no more afraid, the essential singleness of blood and bone when dispossessed, comes never in return; one who has loved is never quite alone." --Jane Tyson Clement
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"Everybody is broken in some way. We are always trying...

"Everybody is broken in some way. We are always trying to find somebody whose broken pieces fit with our broken pieces and something whole emerges." - Bruce Springsteen
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"Our scars have the power ...

"Our scars have the power to remind us that the past was real." -Dr. Hannibal Lecter
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Sometimes I think that it is enough to say that if we don't sit down and sh...

Sometimes I think that it is enough to say that if we don't sit down and shut up once in a while we'll lose our minds even earlier than we had expected. Noise is an imposition on sanity, and we live in very noisy times. ...Joan Baez
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"Life is a question ...

"Life is a question and how we live it is our answer." Gary Keller
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โ€œThe known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on...

โ€œThe known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.โ€ T.H. Huxley
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Our life is a journey, through winter an...

Our life is a journey, through winter and night, We look for our way, in a sky without light. - Song of the Swiss Guards, 1793
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โ€œWe select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts...

โ€œWe select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts. When we hear ourselves saying โ€˜my heart is just not into itโ€™ its because we never allowed it into the decision; it was forced by the ego, often under duress.โ€ - C.C.
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"Not gonna murder...

"Not gonna murder anybody on our wedding day" -Mickey Knox
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โ€œSometimes our light goes out, but is blo...

โ€œSometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.โ€ - Albert Schweitzer
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โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media ...

โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media to acquaint the public with planned societal changes to be implemented by our leaders. The public will already be familiarized with them and will accept them as natural progressions.โ€ -Alan Watt
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Materialism leads us to lose awareness of our inner life, Which is ...

Materialism leads us to lose awareness of our inner life, Which is bad enough; But to be hypnotized by our own feelings and sensations and forget about others and the world around us is worse. -The Upanishads
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"How do we best bear misfor...

"How do we best bear misfortune?" "To see our enemies faring worse" - Thales of Miletus
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"Music is the the beginning,middle,and end of life, it's the...

"Music is the the beginning,middle,and end of life, it's there when we're born, when we go through our hardships and triumphs, and when we are eventually deceased."-original quote by me.
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If you are not going to abandon what's false...

If you are not going to abandon what's false, you have to attack what's true. That is what is going on in our society right now ~ Ron Kelly
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"To live a creative lif...

"To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong" - Anonymous
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"Racism is taught in our society, it is not aut...

"Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics." - Alex Haley
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God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks i...

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world. - C.S Lewis
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"Nothing is permanent in t...

"Nothing is permanent in this wicked world not even our troubles " - Charlie Chaplin
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"When Students cheat on exams it's beca...

"When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning." โ€” Hulk Hogan
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โ€œThe world as we have created it is a proc...

โ€œThe world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.โ€ - Albert Einstein
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"Humor is our way of defending ourse...

"Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them." โ€” Lewis Mumford
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"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the...

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile." - Earl Nightingale
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If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful...

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. -Thich Nhat Hanh
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Let us sacrifice our today so ...

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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In the end, we will remember not the...

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.
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"In recognizing the humanity of ou...

"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." - Thurgood Marshall
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"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions tha...

"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions that canโ€™t be answered at all, and awareness makes the hand-holds and toe-holds appear as we traverse the cliff of our lives." โ€”Interview with Jane Hirshfield by Mark Matousek, โ€œFelt in Its Fullnessโ€
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If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animati...

If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our country men.
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Our span of life is brief, but i...

Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly. -Marcus Tullius Cicero
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โ€œHaunted by the painful memories in the past, gave me this heavy b...

โ€œHaunted by the painful memories in the past, gave me this heavy burden for a long time. I donโ€™t want to forget. I donโ€™t want to let go. Itโ€™s more cruel to erase the memory of our fated lifeโ€. -anonymous-
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"It is during our darkest...

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." -Aristotle
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"The measure of who we are is h...

"The measure of who we are is how we react to something that does not go our way.โ€ --Gregg Popovich
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"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, w...

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Each new chapter of our lives req...

Each new chapter of our lives requests an old part of us to fall and a new part of us to rise ~Jenna Galbot
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