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Sogyal Rinpoche quote – Never left in silence

"We believe in a personal, unique, and separate identity — but if we dare to examine it, we find that this identity depends entirely on an endless collection of things to prop it up: our name, our “biography,” our partners, ...
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William Faulkner Quote – The Past Is Never Dead

"The past is never dead. It isn't even past." - William Faulkner ...
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François de La Rochefoucauld Quote – Memory

"Why is our memory good enough to recall to the last detail things that have happened to us, yet not good enough to recall how often we have told them to the same person?" - François de La Rochefoucauld ...
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Paula Ross quote – Pay the price

"Privilege, almost by definition, requires that someone pay the price for its enjoyment." - Paula Ross ...
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Gabriel García Márquez Quote – Endure The Burden Of The Past

"He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past." - Gabriel García Márquez ...
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Tennessee Williams Quote – In memory everything seems to happen to music

"In memory everything seems to happen to music." - Tennessee Williams ...
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Kahlil Gibran quote – Pray in the fullness of your joy

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your abundance." - Kahlil Gibran ...
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Barbara Sher quote – You know what to do

"Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do — can love things that no one else can love. We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music. You ...
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Barbara Kingsolver quote – figure out what you have to say

"Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer." - Barbara Kingsolver ...
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Helen Keller Quote – Peace

"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding; I want the understanding which bringeth peace." - Helen Keller ...
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