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Difficulties

Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist. ~Edgar Watson Howe

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Set The Example

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill theirs.  ~Elbert Hubbard

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Goal Of Life

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. ~Joseph Campbell

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A Thousand Reasons

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. ~Author Unknown

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Wisdom Teeth

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. ~Herb Caen

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Burst Free

I feel my body, my mind, weighted down — all is heavy — but my blood, my inner fire, my passion, the little unburdened kid in me, patiently waits to burst free.  Some of us die never having burst.  ~Terri … Continue reading

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Civilized

They civilize what’s pretty By puttin’ up a city Where nothin’ that’s Pretty can grow…. They civilize left They civilize right Till nothing is left Till nothing is right ~Alan Jay Lerner, “The First Thing You Know,” Paint Your Wagon, … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy

Why be saddled with this thing called life expectancy? Of what relevance to an individual is such a statistic? Am I to concern myself with an allotment of days I never had and was never promised? Must I check off … Continue reading

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Dead Ideas

Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves! ~Andre Gide

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Hypnotists

We begin life with the world presenting itself to us as it is. Someone — our parents, teachers, analysts — hypnotizes us to “see” the world and construe it in the “right” way. These others label the world, attach names … Continue reading

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