Gary Tribble
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States
Traditions: Christianity, Universal Ethics, Freethought, Humanism
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"It is not power that corrupts, it is fear." -Aung San Suu Kyi

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You have no idea what is and isn't you, until what isn't you is burnt away entirely by the flames of your expanding consciousness and the inevitable changes that follow.

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A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.

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Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

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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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Who is it that can make muddy water clear? No one. But left to stand, it will gradually clear of itself.

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Acceptance is the universal currency of real friendship. . . It does not warp or shape or wrench a person to be anything other than what they are.

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The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy.

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Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.

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So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

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Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.

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