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    We live between the act of awakening

    and the act of surrender. Each morning, we awaken to the light and the invitation to a new day in the world of time; each night, we surrender to the dark to be taken to play in the world of dreams where time is no more.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F Nov 4, 2014

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    The Real Sight

     The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.  ~Eric Berne  
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    Here's One

    "The fish trap exists because of the fish.  Once you've gotten the fish you can forget the trap.  The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.  Once you've gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare.  Words exist because of meaning.  Once you've...
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    Men and women are not free to love decently

    until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice. - Aleister Crowley
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    Rich...

    A rich men is not one who has the most, but is one who needs the least.
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    The intuitive mind is a sacred gift

    and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift. ~Albert Einstein ~
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    My story isn’t sweet

    and harmonious like invented stories. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves.” — Hermann Hesse *Not entirely in the realm of philosophy, but then again the beauty of life and philosophy...
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F Jan 2, 2014

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    "If you are silent, be silent out of love.

    If you speak, speak out of love.”-Saint Augustine
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    Anybody can become angry -

    that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy. Aristotle
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    "Now I see the secret of making the best

    person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth." -Walt Whitman  
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    Where to Go?

    Alice came to a fork in the road.  "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter." ~Lewis Carroll, Alice...
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    Love This Quote!

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
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    Hmmm...

    If I make the lashes dark And the eyes more bright And the lips more scarlet, Or ask if all be right From mirror after mirror, No vanity's displayed: I'm looking for the face I had Before the world was made. ~W.B. Yeats
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    Life

    We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again.  There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it.  ~Albert...
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    And Here's Another One

    "You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough."  --William Blake, Proverbs of Hell
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    Brilliant Metaphor

    “The sun was like a huge 50-cent piece that someone had poured kerosene on and then had lit with a match, and said, "Here, hold this while I go get a newspaper," and put the coin in my hand, but never came back.” -Richard Brautigan
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    "At the center of your being you have the

    anwer; you know who you are and you know what you want."-Lao Tzu
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    Times Do Not Change

    History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. - Martin Luther King Jr   It is a wonderful thing to find a quote from our history that...
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    Men always talk about the most important things

    to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. -G. K. Chesterton
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    “When we honestly ask ourselves

    which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” ― Henri Nouwen
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    " birds of a feather flock together." quotes like these can really hit the spot, so to speak.
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    My personal fav quotes on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/lily36912/quotes/
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    Numerous individuals decide to begin their day with morning quotes as an approach to set the state of mind for the day ahead. Quotes are regularly utilized as motivation to carry...
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    How frequently have you examined the web for good citations on affection? On the off chance that Google is to be accepted, sites on affection are hunted down in the web an amazing...
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    This is such a gooey title. Be that as it may, it is imperative to truly cherish the man in your life. Whoever he is, or in what connection, would you have this sentence caught on...
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    What is the importance of adoration? A standout amongst the most made inquiries. Numerous individuals are looking for intimate romance. On the other hand, what is genuine romance...
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    In the event that you are looking for charming adoration cites for her, you are in luck! There are numerous popular references to words that catch veneration and affectionate...
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    my favorite motivational quote "Stars can't shine without the darkness" by unkown.
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    "You can't go home again." -Thomas Wolfe
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    The only easy day ... was yesterday ;)
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    You can't go back and change the past, so look to the future and don't make the same mistake twice.
    Rika39 Rika39 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Sometimes evil finds you on the road you take to avoid it." - Detective Mac Taylor, CSI: New York
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    “A life without dreaming, is a like without meaning.” Favorite quote at the moment.
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    sometimes it's the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine - The Imitation Game
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    If a girl's geography is good her history is bad!!
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    # ' Can't get lucky all the time. You can be smart every day, though.'!
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    # ' Life is not the amount of breathes you take!. It's the moments that take your breathe away '!.
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    # ' You can't really know where you're going until you know where you've been '!.
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    Had teach people a lot .. now its time to read myself
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Dead people receive more flowers then the living ones, because regret is stronger then gratitude ....
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