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“Religion teaches you to be satisfi...

“Religion teaches you to be satisfied with nonanswers. It’s a sort of crime against childhood”- Richard Dawkins
📅︎ Feb 15
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“You aren’t entitled to your opinion. You ...

“You aren’t entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”- Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Feb 29
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“When you arise in the morning, think of what ...

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” - Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Feb 23
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"A great man is alwa...

"A great man is always willing to be little." —Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Mar 12
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When you arise in the morning, think of what ...

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. -Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Feb 28
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"If only we'd stop trying...

"If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time." —Edith Wharton
📅︎ Feb 20
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Easy to spot a yellow car when you are always thinking of yellow car;Easy to spot oppurti...

Easy to spot a yellow car when you are always thinking of yellow car;Easy to spot oppurtinity when you are always thinking of oppurtinity;Easy to spot reasons to be mad when you are always thinking of being mad;You become what you constantly think about.Watch yourself-Seneca
📅︎ Mar 13
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“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious...

“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” -Alan Watts
📅︎ Jan 22
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'I am not the person I want to be ...

'I am not the person I want to be yet. But ... I am trying not to be too hard on the one I am now" - Unknown
📅︎ Feb 15
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"If you’re always trying to be...

"If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be." --Maya Angelou
📅︎ Mar 03
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“And if I claim to be a wise man...

“And if I claim to be a wise man, it surely means that I don't know.” - Kansas, 'Carry on Wayward Son'
📅︎ Feb 07
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“I hope I never get tired of the night sky, of thunderstorms, of watchin...

“I hope I never get tired of the night sky, of thunderstorms, of watching cream make galaxies in my coffee. This world is ugly. I hope I never grow to be someone who can no longer see the small beautiful things.” - anonymous
📅︎ Jan 21
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“If you have been brutally broken but still have th...

“If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you're a badass with a heart of an angel” - Keanu Reeves
📅︎ Jan 10
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“You are under no obligation...

“You are under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.” —Alan Watts
📅︎ Mar 05
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“Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest mome...

“Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. True friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there.” --Habeeb Akande
📅︎ Feb 09
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“To be a human being among people and to remain one forever, no m...

“To be a human being among people and to remain one forever, no matter in what circumstances, not to grow despondent and not to lose heart — that’s what life is all about, that’s its task.” - Dostoevsky
📅︎ Feb 16
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A million dollars ...

A million dollars isn't what it used to be. ...Howard Hughes
📅︎ Mar 18
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The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it des...

The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it describes God as a mass murderer. This may be the single most important key to the political behavior of Western Civilization.” ― Robert Anton Wilson
📅︎ Dec 02
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“If you are working on something that y...

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs
📅︎ Mar 17
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‪"Life isn't supposed to be ha...

‪"Life isn't supposed to be happy or fair. Life is supposed to be meaningful." - Jordan Peterson‬
📅︎ Feb 11
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“Their morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. The...

“Their morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. You'll see- I'll show you. When the chips are down these, uh, civilized people? They'll eat each other”-Joker, The Dark Knight.
📅︎ Mar 16
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"You have to b...

"You have to be odd to be number one." -Dr. Seuss
📅︎ Jan 01
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“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occas...

“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occasional triumphs. It was feeling honored by the privilege of getting to be present for another person’s most dismal moments, and knowing that you could be dismal around him in return.“ -Hanya Yanagihara
📅︎ Feb 17
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Most people are about a...

Most people are about as happy as they make their minds to be.-Abraham Licoln
📅︎ Mar 18
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I can be changed by what ha...

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it -- Maya Angelou
📅︎ Mar 16
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“To be so close to someone I feel so strongly for, ...

“To be so close to someone I feel so strongly for, to look but to be unable to touch; it is like floating through heaven in a bubble of hell” - Nathan Englander
📅︎ Mar 10
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"You're mourning the loss of what you thought your life was going to be....

"You're mourning the loss of what you thought your life was going to be. Let it go. Things don't always work out how you planned; that's not necessarily bad. Things have a way of working out anyway." ~ Frasier Crane, S1 E1
📅︎ Dec 17
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“When you find no solution to a problem,...

“When you find no solution to a problem, it’s probably not a problem to be solved, but rather a truth to be accepted.” - Unknown
📅︎ Feb 14
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“That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to...

“That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.” - John Green
📅︎ Jan 31
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"The important work of moving th...

"The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men." — George Eliot
📅︎ Mar 05
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"One must still have chaos in one...

"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star." -- Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Feb 18
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"We must be careful not to believe things simply b...

"We must be careful not to believe things simply because we want them to be true. No one can fool you as easily as you can fool yourself!" - Richard Feynman
📅︎ Mar 13
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"Maybe it wasn't meant t...

"Maybe it wasn't meant to be or maybe it was meant not to be" - The Kite Runner
📅︎ Mar 08
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It's nice to be ...

It's nice to be important but it's important to be nice.
📅︎ Feb 29
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It is better to be hated for ...

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not (c) Andre Gide
📅︎ Mar 13
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“As a child I thought love was supposed t...

“As a child I thought love was supposed to be a happy thing, but as I grew up, I learned it was actually quiet painful...” -Unknown
📅︎ Feb 28
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“If you love a flower, don't pick it up. Because if you pick it up i...

“If you love a flower, don't pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” - Osho
📅︎ Feb 10
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“At the end it was everybody's fau...

“At the end it was everybody's fault, not one in particular, because the place wasn't meant to be a theater”
📅︎ Mar 14
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"Mental illnessess torment the soul. Thus it is vital to understa...

"Mental illnessess torment the soul. Thus it is vital to understand that mentally ill people are fighting a great war - one that is bond to be lost without support from everyone around the mentally ill."
📅︎ Feb 28
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Life is not a problem to be...

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced - Soren Kierkegaard
📅︎ Dec 28
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If your features appear to be younger th...

If your features appear to be younger than your age, this means that your inner beauty is stronger than the cruelty of life❤❤❤
📅︎ Mar 16
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I try not to regret anything. I feel that regret is a useless ...

I try not to regret anything. I feel that regret is a useless emotion. It's a useless space to be in because if you cannot change something, what's the point of wishing we could? -Eddie Izzard
📅︎ Mar 09
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"Use every distraction as an obj...

"Use every distraction as an object of meditation and they cease to be distractions.” --Mingyur Rinpoche
📅︎ Feb 16
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“Hard work and fun is what life is all about. As soon as som...

“Hard work and fun is what life is all about. As soon as something stops being fun, I think it’s time to move on. Life is too short to be unhappy.” - Richard Branson’s Screw it, lets do it
📅︎ Mar 11
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“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the co...

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” – General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur
📅︎ Feb 24
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Be strong in the moments where you want to be weak becau...

Be strong in the moments where you want to be weak because life itself is worth living for. If you're not living the life that you want, you fight for that life ~Jensen Ackles
📅︎ Mar 18
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'Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only...

'Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.' - Marie Curie
📅︎ Mar 10
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Don't do what is...

Don't do what is asked; ask what needs to be done. -Me
📅︎ Mar 10
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“ A dream doesn’t have to be such a grandiose thing, doesn’t .it? A goal...

“ A dream doesn’t have to be such a grandiose thing, doesn’t .it? A goal would suffice. like I’m going to buy that when I get paid, or I’m going somewhere when I get some time off, or I’m going to work for someone.” -Mikoto-
📅︎ Mar 14
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If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered...

If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals - would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals? ...George Bernard Shaw
📅︎ Mar 02
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Most people find ways to be happy or they find ways to be unhappy. Ju...

Most people find ways to be happy or they find ways to be unhappy. Just be cognizant that when you feel some kind of way, some part of you is probably trying to feel that way, and if you feed it it’ll ask for more.
📅︎ Mar 10
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“The first step to becoming what God m...

“The first step to becoming what God made you to be is to stop worrying about what others want you to be.” ― Rick Warren
📅︎ Mar 12
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“It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great trium...

“It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.” - Neil Gaiman, Good Omens
📅︎ Mar 05
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