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We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small. - Tara Brach
A mind might ponder its thought for ages, and not gain so much self-knowledge as the passion of love shall teach in a day. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
As it is pleasant to see the sea from the land, so it is pleasant for him who has escaped from troubles to think of them. - Epictetus
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
In one and the same fire, clay grows hard and wax melts. - Francis Bacon
He who rules must fully humour as much as he commands. - George Eliot
After crosses and losses, men grow humbler and wiser. -Ben Franklin
A quarrelsome man has no good neighbours. - Benjamin Franklin
There is no worse death than the end of hope. - King Arthur
Half the truth is often a whole lie. - Benjamin Franklin
All experience is education for the soul. - Unknown