It is a powerful practice to be generous when you are the one feeling in need.

Allan Lokos
Through the Flames

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Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu. (A person is a person because of other people.)

African Proverb

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To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury,

and refinement rather than fashion….In a word, to let the spiritual,

unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.

This is to be my symphony.

William Henry Channing

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The nonviolent approach does not immediately change the heart of the oppressor.

It first does something to the hearts and souls of those committed to it.

It gives them new self-respect; it calls up resources of strength and courage they did not know they had.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Trust yourself; you know more than you think you do.

Benjamin Spock

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Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.


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Hope is like a road in the country: there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.

Lin Yutang

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Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.”

The Talmud

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Whoever gives thanks for all circumstances receives new eyes and discovers things never seen before.

Otto Betz
Weiter als die letzte Ferne; Mit Rainer Maria Rilke die Welt meditieren

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