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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.

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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.By Margaret MeadSee more TRAVEL

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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.

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If you watch Home Alone backwards, it’s a story about two men who are helped out of traps by a young child, who then cleans them up. Then, the child’s family comes home and yells at him.

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If you watch Home Alone backwards, it’s a story about two men who are helped out of traps by a young child, who then cleans them up. Then, the child’s family comes home and yells at him.By UnknownSee more FUNNY quotes

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If you watch Home Alone backwards, it’s a story about two men who are helped out of traps by a young child, who then cleans them up. Then, the child’s family comes home and yells at him.

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If there is righteousness in the heart There will be beauty in the character; If there is beauty in the character There will be harmony in the home; When there is harmony in the home There will be order in the nation; When there is order in the nation The

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If there is righteousness in the heart There will be beauty in the character; If there is beauty in the character There will be harmony in the home; When there is harmony in the home There will be order in the nation; When there is order in the nation There will be peace in the world.By Sai BabaSee more

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If there is righteousness in the heart There will be beauty in the character; If there is beauty in the character There will be harmony in the home; When there is harmony in the home There will be order in the nation; When there is order in the nation The

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

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A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.

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A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.By Mark RutherfordSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.

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A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.

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A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.By Lao TzuSee more TRAVEL quotes

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A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.

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A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

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A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.By Lao TzuSee more LIFE quotes

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A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

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During a test, people look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information.

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During a test, people look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information.By UnknownSee more FUNNY quotes

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During a test, people look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information.

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When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.

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When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.By Erma BombeckSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.

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You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’

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You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’By Tommy CooperSee more FUNNY quotes

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You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’

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Be nice to your kids. They'll choose your nursing home.

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Be nice to your kids. They'll choose your nursing home.By See more RANDOM quotes

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Be nice to your kids. They

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Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.

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Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.By Andrew ZimmernSee more TRAVEL quotes

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Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.

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The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight seeing.’

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The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight seeing.’By Daniel J. BoorstinSee more TRAVEL quotes

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The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight seeing.’

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.By Babe RuthSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

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If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

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If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.By James MichenerSee more TRAVEL quotes

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If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

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Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.

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Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.By Christian MorgansternSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.

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”When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works, it sort of becomes magical.

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”When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works, it sort of becomes magical.By Jonathan IveSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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”When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works, it sort of becomes magical.

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You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

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You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.By Zig ZiglarSee more MOTIVATIONAL quotes

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You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

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Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.

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Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.By Mahatma GandhiSee more

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Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn

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The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth.

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The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth.By Maksim GorkySee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.By Nathaniel BrandenSee more LIFE quotes

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.

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The sign of intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason.

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The sign of intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason.By Marya MannesSee more EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE quotes

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The sign of intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason.

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.By Arland GilbertSee more MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP quotes

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

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It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.

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It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.By Harry S. TrumanSee more MOTIVATION &

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It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.

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People are distracted by objects of desire, and afterwards repent of the lust they've indulged, because they have indulged with a phantom and are left even farther from Reality than before. Your desire for the illusory is a wing, by means of which a seeke

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People are distracted by objects of desire, and afterwards repent of the lust they've indulged, because they have indulged with a phantom and are left even farther from Reality than before. Your desire for the illusory is a wing, by means of which a seeker might ascend to Reality. When you have indulged a lust, your wing drops off; you become lame and that fantasy flees. Preserve

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People are distracted by objects of desire, and afterwards repent of the lust they

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Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

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Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.By Lou HoltzSee more MOTIVATIONAL quotes

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Ability is what you

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sen

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.By

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sen

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The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see.

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The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see.By G.K. ChestertonSee more TRAVEL quotes

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The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What need

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What needs to be done?’By Nathaniel BrandenSee more

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What need

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.By CopernicusSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

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Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

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Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.By Jacob BronowskiSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.By Benjamin FranklinSee more SUCCESS quotes

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.

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Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

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Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.By Zen ProverbSee more PARENTING & EDUCATION quotes

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Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

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If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

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If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.By Susanne K. LangerSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

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Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge.

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Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge.By Kristen StendahlSee more PARENTING & EDUCATION quotes

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Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge.

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.By Benjamin FranklinSee more PARENTING & EDUCATION quotes

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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.

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Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.

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Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.By Audre LordeSee more EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE quotes

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Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.

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It is your prime responsibility to acquire useful knowledge from others and to apply it appropriately. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel, but you do have to learn from those who did.

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It is your prime responsibility to acquire useful knowledge from others and to apply it appropriately. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel, but you do have to learn from those who did.By Gary Ryan BlairSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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It is your prime responsibility to acquire useful knowledge from others and to apply it appropriately. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel, but you do have to learn from those who did.

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I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronge

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I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.By Robert FulghumSee more

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I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronge

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When inquiry is suppressed by previous knowledge, or by the authority and experience of another, then learning becomes mere imitation, and imitation causes a human being to repeat what is learned without experiencing it.

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When inquiry is suppressed by previous knowledge, or by the authority and experience of another, then learning becomes mere imitation, and imitation causes a human being to repeat what is learned without experiencing it.By J. KrishnamurtiSee more

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When inquiry is suppressed by previous knowledge, or by the authority and experience of another, then learning becomes mere imitation, and imitation causes a human being to repeat what is learned without experiencing it.

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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.By Napoleon HillSee more SUCCESS quotes

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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.By MILES KINGTONSee more FUNNY quotes

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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

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Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It’s the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

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Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It’s the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.By Ann LanderSee more

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Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It’s the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.By Phillip C. McGrawSee more SUCCESS quotes

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.

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Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.

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Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.By Samuel SmilesSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.By

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround

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I just feel like every kid is growing up too fast and they’re seeing too much. Everything is about sex, and that’s fine for me. I’m not saying I don’t like it. But I don’t think it should be everywhere, where kids are exposed to everything sexual. Because

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I just feel like every kid is growing up too fast and they’re seeing too much. Everything is about sex, and that’s fine for me. I’m not saying I don’t like it. But I don’t think it should be everywhere, where kids are exposed to everything sexual. Because they have to have some innocence; there’s just no innocence left.By

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I just feel like every kid is growing up too fast and they’re seeing too much. Everything is about sex, and that’s fine for me. I’m not saying I don’t like it. But I don’t think it should be everywhere, where kids are exposed to everything sexual. Because

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.By See more RANDOM quotes

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.By See more RANDOM quotes

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Some drink at the fountain of knowledge...others just gargle.

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But in the morning Lust is always furtive. It dresses as mechanically as it undressed and heads straight for the door, to return to its own solitude. Like all the sins, it also makes us solitary. It is self-abdication at the very core of one's own being,

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But in the morning Lust is always furtive. It dresses as mechanically as it undressed and heads straight for the door, to return to its own solitude. Like all the sins, it also makes us solitary. It is self-abdication at the very core of one's own being, a surrender of our need and ability to give and receive. Lust does not come with open hands, certainly not with an open heart

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But in the morning Lust is always furtive. It dresses as mechanically as it undressed and heads straight for the door, to return to its own solitude. Like all the sins, it also makes us solitary. It is self-abdication at the very core of one

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