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This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves. Nietzsche
To see what is right and not to do it is to lack courage. Confucius
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
In his errors a man is true to his nature. Observe the errors and you will know the man. Confucius
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
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Once at the library, I put a non fiction book in the reference section. What a time to be alive.
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If death was the end of all, the wicked would have a good bargain in dying. Socrates
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Glad the album is finally coming! Even more glad Adele is choosing family over money.…
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A promise can only be made about actions: no one can promise to go on feeling a certain way. C. S. Lewis
I like to end most debates by saying, "If it weren't for facts and common sense, I would totally agree with you."
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What do you think about this? Right, wrong? Misguided? Missing something?…
It is only the benevolent man who is capable of liking or disliking other men. Confucius
Knowledge, if it does not determine action, is dead. Plotinus
Beautiful is the modest mind that admits its own limitations.
As sight is to body, so understanding is to soul. Aristotle
All the gold on the earth is not enough to exchange for virtue. Plato
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. John Locke
There would be more real laughter if there were more real tears. John Piper
No man should be proud of his wealth, except in how he employs it for good. Socrates
Freedom is not doing whatever we want, but really wanting to do what we should. Jung
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. Michel de Montaigne
To the addict, whose palate has been destroyed, substance gives no pleasure except the relief from the terrible craving. C.S. Lewis
A fool can know. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein
The words here are concepts. You must go through the experiences. Augustine
Vice seems fairly evenly distributed. @EveKeneinan
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. William Boetcker
Close your eyes to see more clearly.
For greed, the entire world is too little. Seneca
If you find the truth, will you believe it?
It is possible to waste so much time you aren't sure what to do with what remains.
If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother. Epictetus
Who are the true philosophers? Those whose passion is to love the truth. Plato
Lord, grant that I can always desire more than I can accomplish. Michelangelo
True riches are riches of the mind and heart.
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Everyone is right-wing about the things they think they know.
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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. Mark Twain
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. Pissarro
Philosophy is a form of love, for what is philosophy if not the love of wisdom?
The things that we love tell us what we are. Thomas Aquinas
He who is not contented with what he has, will not be contented with what he would like to have. Socrates
Before you begin a journey of revenge, dig two graves. Confucius
What we think, we become. Buddha
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering. Friedrich Nietzsche
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. Einstein
Conceit is incompatible with understanding. Leo Tolstoy
Rather than love, rather than money, rather than fame, give me truth. Henry David Thoreau
Whatever an enemy can do to an enemy, or a for to a foe, the ill-directed mind can do to itself, and even worse. Buddha

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