Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
~ George Orwell (June 25, 1903 - January 21, 1950)
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There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power.
~ J.R.R. Tolkien (January 03, 1892 - September 02, 1973)
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For I know the plans I have for you, delcares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.[Jeremiah 29:11-13]
~ The Bible
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.
~ St. Francis of Assisi ( - October 03, 1226)
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How can I describe the Greatness of Your Name? O Nanak, if I had hundreds of thousands of stacks of paper, and if ink were never to fail me, and if my pen were able to move like the wind, and if I were to read and recite and embrace love for the Lord - even so, I could not estimate Your Value.
~ Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
~ Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 - June 06, 1968)
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Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
~ Anne Sophie Swetchine
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward
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