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Quotes December 09, 2017

“I know that the writer does call up the general and maybe the essential through the particular, but this general and essential is still deeply embedded in mystery. It is not answerable to any of our formulas.” The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor         “Whatever creates or increases happiness or …

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Quotes December 07, 2017

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. Douglas Adams, writer         People will always try to stop you doing the right thing if it is unconventional. Warren Buffett, investor         Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges. …

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Quotes December 06, 2017

“The man who is prepared has his battle half fought.” Miguel De Cervantes         “The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.” Pema Chodron         “Be there. Be open. Be honest. Be kind. Be willing to listen, understand, accept, support, and forgive. This …

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Quotes December 04, 2017

Courtesy of theCHIVE:         Intelligent minds presume their own ignorance. Ignorant minds presume their own intelligence.         Raising a child is basically a race against time to see if you can teach a tiny animal everything they need to know in order to avoid going to jail in under …

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Quotes December 03, 2017

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Horace Mann, educational reformer         The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult. Winston Churchill, prime minister         At the end of our life our questions are simple: …

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Quotes November 30, 2017

               

Quotes November 29, 2017

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. Desmond Tutu         A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. Mahatma Gandhi         You don’t always have to chop with the …

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Quotes November 28, 2017

“Children think not of what is past, nor what is to come, but enjoy the present time, which few of us do.” Jean de La Bruyère         “It is all a question of weeding out what you yourself like best to do, so that you can live most agreeably in a world …

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Quotes November 27, 2017

        Courtesy of The Chive:         Sometimes the only reason I stop scrolling is because I’ve accidentally pressed the back button and can’t be bothered finding my place a million posts down again. Might as well go to sleep then.         There should be a reality …

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Quotes November 24, 2017

Battle of Britain Anniversary – Spitfire Ace with 26 kills         Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader, CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (/ˈbɑːdər/; 21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force flying ace during the Second World War. He was credited with 22 …

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