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For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

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Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

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But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

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Let's go home, Debbie.

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The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

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May you live all the days of your life.

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