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Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.
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#Quote of the Day #Sad Love #Break Up

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I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else.
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#Christianity

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We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
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#Honor

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When you meet anything that's going to be human and isn't yet, or used to be human once and isn't now, or ought to be human and isn't, you keep your eyes on it and feel for your hatchet.
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#Humanity

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Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
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#Tyranny

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Life isn't all fricassied frog and eel pie.
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#Life

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Though our feelings come and go, Gods love for us does not.
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#Love

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Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.
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#Religion #Heaven #Christianity

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Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
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#Heaven

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Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
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#Courage

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If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a ''wandering to find home,'' why should we not look forward to the arrival?
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#Death

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It is hard to have patience with people who say ''There is no death'' or ''Death doesn't matter.'' There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
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#Death

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There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ''Thy will be done,'' and those to whom God says, ''All right, then, have it your way.''
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#Dedication

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We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, ''Blessed are they that morn.''
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#Difficulty

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The safest road to hell is the gradual one -- the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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#Hell

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You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am, I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience, conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love, I have what is better -- the experience of Sappho, of Euripides, of Catallus, of Shakespeare, of Spenser, of Austen, of Bronte, of anyone else I have read.
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#Fools And Foolishness

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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day #Quality #Editor's Pick

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Humans are amphibians -- half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
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#Humankind

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I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
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#Joy

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Friendship is...the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
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#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Cute