StudentOfLife
Location: Michigan, United States
Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity
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"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." ~Jimi Hendrix

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In today's rush we all think too much - seek too much - want too much - and forget about the joy of just being.

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Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

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The world, we are told, was made especially for man -- a presumption not supported by all the facts... Why should man value himself as more than a small part of the one great unit of creation?

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No light is brighter than wisdom. Wisdom is the light in the world.

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The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

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As You Like It
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A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.

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It Seems to Me: Selected Letters
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For me hope isn't wishful thinking or blind faith about the future. It's a stance toward life - one of curiosity and humility.

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Truthout
Mark Karlin
"Frances Moore Lappe on Creating an Ecology of Hope"
http://www.truth-out.org/node/10659
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The person who is certain, and who claims divine warrant for his certainty, belongs now to the infancy of our species.

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As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.

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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

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From document:(Quotes I live my life by);Journal entry:(6:27 PM 1/18/2011)
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