Donna Jean Glasgow
Location: Springdale, Arkansas, United States
Traditions: Humanism, Freethought
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When love is deep, much can be accomplished.

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My mission in life is to teach music to children, to help them develop beautiful hearts and to give them beauty in their lives. I teach piano by the Suzuki Method, and the philosophies of Shinichi Suzuki are near and dear to my heart. Music has... more
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Our own lives are the instruments with which we experiment with truth.

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Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.

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- "It's impossible," said pride. "It's risky," said experience. "It's pointless," said reason. "Give it a try," whispered the heart.

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One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

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We are participants in a vast communion of being, and if we open ourselves to its guidance, we can learn anew how to live in this great and gracious community of truth.

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Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.

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There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.

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Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

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Society is like a lawn, where every roughness is smoothed, every bramble eradicated, and where the eye is delighted by the smiling verdure of a velvet surface; he, however, who would study nature in its wildness and variety, must plunge into the forest, must explore the glen, must stem the torrent, and dare the precipice.

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In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.

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