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Quote Left (1) Do not let your children make toys out of flies/butterflies or birds. Such behavior results in injury to living creatures, but also it arouses in young hearts an impulse to cruelty and murder. Stories illustrative of the commandments: (2) The wife of a soldier named Fan was tuberculous and close to death. She was ordered to eat the brains of 100 sparrows as a remedy. When she saw the birds in the cage, she sighed and said: 'Must it be that 100 living creatures are to be killed that I may be healed? I would rather die than permit them to suffer.' She opened the cage and allowed them to fly away. Afterwards she recovered from her illness. (3) Tsao-Pin lived in a ruined house. His children begged him to have it repaired. He answered: 'In the cold winter the cracks in the walls and the space between the tiles and between the stones provide a shelter and a refuge to all kinds of living creatures. We should not endanger their lives.' (4) Wu-Tang used to take his son hunting with him. One day they came upon a stag that was playing with its young one. Tang took an arrow and killed the young one. The frightened stag ran off with a cry of anguish. When Tang concealed himself the stag returned and licked the wounds of its fawn. Tang again drew his bow and killed it. He then saw another stag and sent an arrow towards it, but the arrow was deflected and pierced his son. Tang threw his bow away and tearfully embraced his dead son, when he heard a voice from the air: 'Tang, the stag loved its fawn as much as you loved your son.' (5) Meng-tse praises King Suan of Tsi because of his compassion in freeing an ox that was to be sacrificed at the dedication of some bells. Such a sentiment, he says, should suffice to make one king of the world. Monastic Taoism & Kan-Ying-P'ien. From the commandments for monks: (1st): Thou shalt kill no living thing nor do injury to its life. (2nd): Thou shalt not consume as food the flesh and blood of any living creature. (34th): Thou shall not strike or whip domestic animals. (35th): Thou shall not intentionally crush insects and ants with thy foot. (36th): Thou shalt not play with hooks and arrows for thine own amusement. (37th): Thou shalt not climb into trees to remove nests and to destroy the eggs. (63rd): Thou shalt not catch birds and quadrupeds with snares and nets. (64th): Thou shalt not frighten and scare away birds that are brooding on their nests. (68th): Thou shalt not dig up during the winter months animals hibernating in the earth. (112th): Thou shalt not pour hot water on the ground in order to exterminate insects and ants. Quote Right
Quote Left One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual. There are open wounds, shrunk sometimes to the size of a pin-prick but wounds still. The marks of suffering are more comparable to the loss of a finger, or the sight of an eye. We may not miss them, either, for one minute in a year, but if we should there is nothing to be done about it. Quote Right
Quote Left There exists, at the bottom of all abasement and misfortune, a last extreme which rebels and joins battle with the forces of law and respectability in a desperate struggle, waged partly by cunning and partly by violence, at once sick and ferocious, in which it attacks the prevailing social order with the pin-pricks of vice and the hammer-blows of crime. Quote Right
Quote Left You think of me just like a butterfly You wanna pin me to your wall so I can never fly. Just like a flower that you need to dry Caught between two books, squeeze me till I die Quote Right
Quote Left What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase? Quote Right
Quote Left 'And the Lord spake, saying, 'First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then, shalt thou count to three. No more. No less. Three shalt be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, nor either count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it.' Quote Right
Quote Left Should we continue to look upwards Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished The ideal is terrifying to behold, lost as it is in the depths, small, isolated, a pin-point, brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds. (Les Miserables) Quote Right
Quote Left It takes so little to make people happy. Just a touch, If we know how to give it, just a word fitly spoken, a slight readjustment of some bolt or pin or bearing in the delicate machinery of a soul. Quote Right
Quote Left If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. Quote Right
Quote Left He was so narrow minded that if he fell on a pin it would blind him in both eyes. Quote Right
Quote Left It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark. Quote Right
Quote Left Angels dancing on the head of a pin dissolve into nothingness at the bedside of a dying child. Quote Right
Quote Left Pin your faith to no ones sleeves, haven't you two eyes of your own. Quote Right
Quote Left He was so crooked, you could have used his spine for a safety-pin. Quote Right
Quote Left At the stumbling of a horse, the fall of a tile, the slightest pin prick, let us promptly chew on this: Well, what if it were death itself? An... Quote Right
Quote Left If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. Peace Quote Right

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Quote Left The noise of Coronavirus is loudest in countries presided by old men and by media owned by old men, everything that coughs, sneezes or peeps at the Hospital is now tagged Coronavirus, there are no more causalities from diabetes, hypertension and even Cancer or HIV are on sabbatical and just as their enemy was removed, the numbers are dropping. if this is not a conspiracy, tell me what it is Quote Right
Quote Left Amanheceu. Hoje amanheceu novo tempo e novo dia! Páginas e páginas de sonhos. Todas em branco! Todas para você ou eu. De agora em diante escreva nas páginas. Sonhe sempre, o sonho comanda a vida. Sempre que sempre que uma pessoa sonha o mundo pula e avança como bola colorida entre as mãos de uma criança. Sonho é tela, é cor, é pincel, é base é Cabo da Boa Esperança! Hoje Sempre Sonhe muito e fique pronta para prosperar neste novo tempo Quote Right
Quote Left Quatro julgamentos. Na vida ou nos negócios, somos julgados por quatro tribunais. Cada um desses tribunais pode nos louvar ou condenar. Tribunal da natureza, o das leis, os da própria consciência e de opinião publica. Já que nunca se escapa de todos os tribunais é bom — para superar positivamente a todos os julgamentos - desenvolver a paciência conosco, reconhecer pontos fortes e fracos, fazer bom uso de todas as oportunidades e fazer o nosso melhor em todas as tarefas que empreendemos. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness is with you wherever you go; and the lack of happiness is with you wherever you go. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is not perfect, because happiness mustn't be so. June 2019. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness is about being thankful of what you have, taking over what you had suffered, learning new things and do what you love most. May 2018. Quote Right
Quote Left Gentle gratitude flavors life with heartfelt happiness Quote Right
Quote Left If two people know each other, views about each other shall never change with addition of new relations, changing of priorities and even opposing opinions for a simple reason that basic formatting rarely changes! So, trust those who have been close because you are well aware of each others thinking pattern, traits and character. Quote Right
Quote Left Stepping into the shimmering sun, sparkling dewdrops against petals so perfect and alive... finally, I go beyond my thoughts into the golden hues of my whispering heart! Quote Right
Quote Left Difference of opinion is a part of life. Our perceptions ignite.. Grows into furious feud but differences fade because emotions are forever entwined. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is tragic so listen with thirst for the music of happiness Quote Right
Quote Left Wicked people are very insecure. Their insecurities don't allow them to change. They can kill ones humility, positivity, happiness and faith in humanity. To remain what you are, just stay away from them. Quote Right
Quote Left happiness is best observed as a reflection of yourself in others when you give Quote Right
Quote Left No mundo atual as pessoas tolas e fanáticas estão sempre tão seguras de si mesmas, e as pessoas mais sábias, tão cheias de dúvidas que o resultado é uma soma zero. É por esse fato que uma opinião amplamente sustentada é prova de que é totalmente absurda; na verdade, em vista da tolice da maioria da humanidade, uma crença amplamente difundida tem mais probabilidade de ser tola do que sensata. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes you just need a listening ear and no opinions. Quote Right
Quote Left In Every Stride Of Human Existence There Contains A Factor An Element Of Skipping. How It Is Maintained Advanced Is Our Efforts, ... Holy Spirit! Quote Right
Quote Left Some of the value to the things we have to steal like laughing budha which gives energy to enjoy and stealing others life happiness? Quote Right
Quote Left " By constantly helping others reach their true potential,we make the world a bit better." Quote Right
Quote Left The short cut to happiness is acceptance. Quote Right
Quote Left if you need validation from others, you are not being true to yourself, at the end of the day the only person whose oppinion matters is your own. The only person capable of changing someone is yourself. Others oppinions can only affect you if you let them. Quote Right
Quote Left Contentment means happiness. Quote Right
Quote Left what is truth and what is lie? What is real and what is falsity? Truth is one's perception of the current reality and one that is usually beyond reproach, while lie is a variation of one's perception of reality that by the general public is seen as wrong. Real in my oppinion is something ur senses or mind can see or touch, while falsity is a trick of one's reality. Quote Right
Quote Left Love such a beautiful thing that usually ends in despair, be good to each other, love each other true. Then happiness and prosperity will follow you Quote Right
Quote Left "Time soars without pinions,don't squander your valuable seconds by attempting to trap it" Quote Right
Quote Left Deep down in the darkest moments of severe depression you find absolute isolation, so far from positive you don't know what positive is, and the feeling of reward is something you last felt so long ago you no longer remember it. In this moment of darkness the unknown afterlife is as familiar as happiness, in these hours suicide is an option, remember, this is not how your life has always been, there's unseen change ahead, at the moment you are blind to it, as you were this path you now tread Quote Right
Quote Left There are two ways of taking revenge... Head on or ignore. Ignorance too has power to kill and sometimes ignorance works as treatment by helping the other person in realizing his/ her mistake. And the best revenge is a smile, when s/he reaps what s/he had sown! Quote Right
Quote Left You were my sweetest dream For which I was desperately waiting To be mine in this time I have got all the things around Except you in this while Hoping till the end If anything changes at any point of time Quote Right
Quote Left I could barely write, Without keeping you in my mind Quote Right
Quote Left friends don't make bad assumptions about friends and let it shape their opinion. because that is thinking the worst of someone, and you never do that if you care Quote Right
Quote Left The Voice Behind The Pen No longer remains quiet If you have ideas and dreams Fulfill them Positivity instill them Opinions no longer matter So you find a way To help encourage and make sure others are ok Living out visions Make the best decisions That doesn't appreciate my craft Asking the Lord direct my path The Voice for unspeakable To help others I want others to understand We are all apart of Gods plan Quote Right
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