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Ralph Ellison Quote – If The World

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy." - Ralph Ellison ...
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John Records Quote – Grace Is What Has Kept Me Going

"If you open yourself to grace working through you, then grace works on you and in you as well. Grace is what has kept me going." - John Records ...
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Sue Patton Thoele Quote – More Permeable Than We Imagine

"The veil between us and the divine is more permeable than we imagine." - Sue Patton Thoele ...
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Linda Hogan Quote – Petitions For Peace

"Betty Williams, a 1977 Nobel Peace Prize laureate from Northern Ireland, once witnessed the bombing death of Irish children, and a little girl died in Williams’s arms. The girl’s legs had been severed in the explosion and thrown across the ...
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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote – Courage Is More Exhilarating Than Fear

"Courage is more exhilarating than fear, and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful ...
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Demetri Martin Quote – Fruit Baskets

"I like fruit baskets because they give you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple, you’d be like “Huh? What the hell is this?” but if it’s ...
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Quote – Uncovering your true potential

“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”   Picabo Street ...
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Wendell Berry Quote – The Past Is Our Definition

"The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it." - Wendell Berry ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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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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