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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. - Aldous Huxley
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin
"Hope will lie to you, but lust is what it is; it never lies."
Laurell K. Hamilton
If the world's a veil of tears, Smile till rainbows span it. - Lucy Larcom
“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” - John Adams
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. - Albert Einstein
“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
“There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will. - Hippocrates
‘All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.’ - William Shakespeare
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
"But of the seven deadly sins, wrath is the healthiest - next only to lust."
Edward Abbey, Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclas
A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing. - Albert Camus
“She felt powerless to withstand or deny him. He was altogether too much for her, and Bathsheba seemed as one who, facing a reviving wind, finds it to blow so strongly that it stops the breath.”
― Thomas Hardy
To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object. - Simone de Beauvoir
“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble.”
– From Shakespeare’s Macbeth
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
— Maya Angelou
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus
Within my time
“I don't hate you.. I just don't like that you exist”
― Gena Showalter, Seduce the Darkness
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”
Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another. - Homer
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. - Abraham Lincoln
"Life is only a flicker of melted ice."
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. - Patrick Henry
“I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.” – Stockwell Day
The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind. - Albert Camus
"I want to eat the sunbeams flaring in your beauty."
Beauty and the devil are the same thing. - Robert Mapplethorpe
“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” Robin Williams
Now comes the mystery. - Henry Ward Beecher
“Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met – obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty.” — John F. Kennedy
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius
"When people don't express themselves, they die one piece at a time."
Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak
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