Rognvald
Location: United Kingdom
Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Humanism
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A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular.

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Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?

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Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

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When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at begin to change.

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Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.

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To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything is itself to succumb to the violence of our times. Frenzy destroys our inner capacity for peace. It destroys the fruitfulness of our work, because it kills the root of inner wisdom which makes work fruitful.

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Fulfilled life is possible in spite of unfulfilled wishes.

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To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

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If all the insects were to disappear from the earth, within 50 years, all life on earth would end; if all human beings were to disappear from the earth, within 50 years, all forms of life would flourish.

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Life's Operating Manual
by Tom Shadyac
Page 119
Published by Hay House , 2013
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Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

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write attitude
- Stephen King
http://writeattitude.net/quotes.php
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