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It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

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Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

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Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

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Snap out of it !

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We rob banks.

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I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

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Hunker down.

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It's always too soon to quit !

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First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

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Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

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Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

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I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

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Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

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Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

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A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

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Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

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Unknown

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

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Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

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Keep the Faith.

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is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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