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  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
    Rabindranath Tagore
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    We live in the world when we love it.
  • Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    Do not write so that you can be understood, write so that you cannot be misunderstood.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
    Hans Selye
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.