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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I intend to judge things for myself; to judge wrongly, I think, is more honorable than not to judge at all. – Henry James

The prisoner is not the one who has committed a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over. – Henry Miller

If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having. – Henry Miller

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. – Henry Miller

Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. -Henry Miller

Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe. -Flannery O’Connor

It’s not just other people we need to forgive. Sometimes we need to forgive ourselves. -Mitch Albom

Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth. -Cicero

Don’t judge everyone by your limited experience. -Carl Sagan

Experience teaches only the teachable. -Aldous Huxley

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. -William Ward

If you don’t change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news? -W. Somerset Maugham

The path of least resistance leads to crooked rivers and crooked men. -Henry David Thoreau

To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust. -Henry David Thoreau

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will believe what they see. Let them see. -Henry David Thoreau

The thing that we possess, that machines don’t, is the ability to exhibit wisdom. -Herbie Hancock

Relationship is understanding. It is a process of self-revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself – to be is to be related. -Bruce Lee

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I love her and that is the beginning of everything

I love her and that is the beginning of everything

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know


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