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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
Francis Bacon
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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.

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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
Abbé Pierre
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.”
Theodor W. Adorno
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
Richard Phillips Feynman
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Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."

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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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The effort we make to be happy is never lost.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
Paul Valéry
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel
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