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'The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.'


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'Alone we can do so little together we can do so much.'


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'Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.'


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'The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.'


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'When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.'


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'Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.'


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'Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.'


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'The highest result of education is tolerance.'


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'Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.'


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'Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.'


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'The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.'


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'Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either.'


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'Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.'


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'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.'


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'Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.'


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'So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.'


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'Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.'


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'It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.'


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'It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.'


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'So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.'


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'I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.'


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'Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.'


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'It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.'


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'Life is either a great adventure or nothing.'


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'Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.'


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'Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.'


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'True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.'


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'Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.'


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'Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.'


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'No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.'


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'No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.'


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'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.'


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'The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.'


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'Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.'


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'Knowledge is love and light and vision.'


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'Knowledge is love and light and vision.'


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'Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.'


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'Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.'


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'So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.'


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'Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.'


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'Life is either a great adventure or nothing.'


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'When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.'


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'Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.'


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'What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.'


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'Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.'


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'As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.'


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'Knowledge is love and light and vision.'


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'Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.'


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'It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.'


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'Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.'


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'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.'


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'Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.'


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'To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.'


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'Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.'


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'We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.'


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'I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.'


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'It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.'


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'It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.'


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'I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.'


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'Science may have found a cure for most evils but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.'


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'Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.'


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'Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.'


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'Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.'


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'Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.'


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'What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.'


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'It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.'


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'It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.'


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'Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!'


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'My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.'


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'Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.'

 

 

 

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