Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.
~ Thomas Merton (January 31, 1915 - December 10, 1968)
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I have a different idea of a universal. It is of a universal rich with all that is particular, rich with all the particulars there are, the deepening of each particular, the coexistence of them all.
~ Aimé Césaire
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
~ Kahlil Gibran (January 06, 1883 - April 10, 1931)
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If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.
~ Orison Swett Marden
We have no illusions about what somebody like Sharon or any government professional can do without citizens deepening and expanding this public peace process of human relationships.
~ Len Traubman
How to succeed: Try hard enough.How to fail: Try too hard.
~ Malcolm S. Forbes (August 19, 1919 - February 24, 1990)
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We condemn the view that the (US-led) occupation's existence is beneficial for the Iraqi people because if it ended, there would be sectarian war – as if sectarian war has not already begun.
~ Muqtada al-Sadr
Life is a roller coaster. Sometimes you're at the top of the hill feeling good. Other times your heading for the bottom feeling totally out of control. Life is full of things that are hard to handle, but you can get through them.
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