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Quote Left An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: A fight is going on inside me, he said to the boy. It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person, too. The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,Which wolf will win? The old Cherokee simply replied, The one you feed. Quote Right
Quote Left A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day. -- ` Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood .' -- Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. Quote Right
Quote Left The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. Friendship Quote Right
Quote Left Death is not extinguishing the light It is simply putting out the lamp Because the dawn has come Quote Right
Quote Left Dogma is actually the only thing that cannot be separated from education. It IS education. A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching. There are no uneducated people; only most people are educated wrong. The true task of culture today is not a task of expansion, but of selection-and rejection. The educationist must find a creed and teach it. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing. Quote Right
Quote Left Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. Quote Right
Quote Left Be not simply good - be good for something. Quote Right
Quote Left The ritual of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate. Many strands bring the couple and their families together and spin their lives into a fabric that is woven on their children. Quote Right
Quote Left A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. Quote Right
Quote Left I have simply ordered a box of maniacs. They can be sent back. They can die, I need feed them nothing, I am the owner. Quote Right
Quote Left If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalist for the same reasons. Quote Right
Quote Left The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Quote Right
Quote Left And so we take a holiday, a vacation, to gain release from this bondage for a space, to stand back from the rush of things and breathe again. But a holiday is a respite, not a cure. The more we need holidays, the more certain it is that the disease has conquered us and not we it. More and more holidays just to get away from it all is a sure sign of a decaying civilization; it was one of the most obvious marks of the breakdown of the Roman empire. It is a symptom that we haven't learned how to live so as to re-create ourselves in our work instead of being sapped by it. A car should always be charging its battery as it runs. If it simply uses up without putting back, it has to go into dock to be recharged. It is not a sign that we are running particularly well if we are constantly needing to go into dock. Quote Right
Quote Left The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal. Quote Right
Quote Left ...Women's Studies can amount simply to compensatory history; too often they fail to challenge the intellectual and political structures that ... Quote Right
Quote Left It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking. Quote Right
Quote Left It is so friendly so simply friendly and though inevitable not a sadness and though occurring not a shock. Quote Right
Quote Left ...we sacrifice other species to our own not because our own has any objective metaphysical privilege over others, but simply because it is ours. It may be very natural to have this loyalty to our own species, but let us hear no more from the naturalists about the "sentimentality" of anti-vivisectionists. If loyalty to our own species--preference for man simply because we are men--is not sentiment, then what is? Quote Right
Quote Left The dancing pair that simply sought renown,By holding out to tire each other downThe swain mistrustless of his smutted face,While secret laughter titter'd round the placeThe bashful virgin's side-long looks of love,The matrons glance that would those looks reproveThese were thy charms, sweet village sports like these,With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to pleaseThese were thy bowers their cheerful influence shed,These were thy charms -- but all these charms are fled. Quote Right
Quote Left The argument of this book is that we, and all other animals, are machines created by our genes. Like successful Chicago gangsters, our genes have survived, in some cases for millions of years, in a highly competitive world. This entitles us to expect certain qualities in our genes. I shall argue that a predominant quality to be expected in a successful gene is ruthless selfishness. This gene selfishness will usually give rise to selfishness in individual behavior. However, as we shall see, there are special circumstances in which a gene can achieve its own selfish goals best by fostering a limited form of altruism at the level of individual animals. 'Special' and 'limited' are important words in the last sentence. Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts that simply do not make evolutionary sense. Quote Right
Quote Left Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire. Quote Right
Quote Left 1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for hundreds of years before that. 1492 was simply the year sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them. Quote Right
Quote Left The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion. Quote Right
Quote Left The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth--that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one. Quote Right
Quote Left I do not think the mere extension of the ballot a panacea for all the ills of our national life. What we need to-day is not simply more voters... Quote Right
Quote Left The gospel to me is simply irresistible. Quote Right
Quote Left Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety. Quote Right
Quote Left He's going to remain steadfast in his determination to simply ensure a nominee who holds the greatest promise of filling the very large shoes of the man who has just passed. I don't think he'll confine himself to any candidate of a particular race or gender. Quote Right
Quote Left The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one's clean linen in public. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our children are not smarter than we; they simply have less experience at being wrong. Quote Right
Quote Left Trust truly Pray Purely Think Simply Feel Deeply Live lively Love Heartily Quote Right
Quote Left Ever wondered why people keep fail to keep promises? It's Simply because we fail to stop TRUSTING them. Quote Right
Quote Left YOU are a work of art... Excellence shows even if it is simply written on a screen and not seen with the eye, it is ever viewed more clearly with the heart! Quote Right
Quote Left Simply you are there and shyly I am here Quote Right
Quote Left Am I not more than god programmed flesh simply answering the scripted call as prescribed by my past. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes I think that poetry is simply the kindest violence I can offer Reality. Quote Right
Quote Left Simply because you're right doesn't mean God is wrong. Quote Right
Quote Left "It's simply our minds eye that creates fear. The more answers we seek, the less we are afraid". Quote Right
Quote Left Every life is a song, and songs never end: we simply stop listening. Quote Right
Quote Left "I have mentored eighteen who wanted to be in my profession, and one who simply thought it would be easy." Quote Right
Quote Left True thoughts do not have a beginning or a end. For that which is pure is not born, nor does it die. It simply is. -LEEL- Quote Right
Quote Left Some days music is the only thing in life that makes sense. If it doesn't speak to your soul you simply change the song. Quote Right
Quote Left Writers? They simply give words to unspoken ideas. Quote Right
Quote Left Sex is simply an emission of hot emotions. Love is simply showing compassion with passion. Quote Right
Quote Left You repay those that helped you succeed simply by being humble Quote Right
Quote Left Homosexuals are made to feel inferior as well, so when they want power and to feel superior they attack another group. It is really silly because all of us are fighting for our freedom and the right to be ourselves, but we feel the need to trap another in their skin, simply because we feel trapped in our own skin. Quote Right
Quote Left If there are no waffles left.. Just simply jump out the window. -Fab Hoppinton 2016 Quote Right
Quote Left Putting make UP FOR what trying to find someone or letting someone find you but that's not the real thing people who put make up simply lack confidence. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not believe anything I say, simply take of it and make of it what you please. Quote Right
Quote Left People simply don't want to think. Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not yelling, simply singing in a high volume. Quote Right
Quote Left Heavily burdened by his lack of success and not being able to quite achieve his destiny simply because his life has no moral significance thus implying that life has frustrated him. No you have frustrated Life completely.... Quote Right
Quote Left Writers Block Is A Myth: If one cannot write then, simply, one has nothing to say. Quote Right
Quote Left Broken things are normally thrown away because no one sees no reason to keep them anymore. At times it is said that they are thrown away simply because they have lost their value. I've realised that there's one thing that I'll never give up on,no matter how many times it breaks and that thing is my heart...A one of a kind masterpiece. Quote Right
Quote Left Hello beautiful! Yes, YOU. Please realize just how special that you are. There’s no need for you to compare yourself to the next. You are unique, rare, and incomparable. You’re simply beautiful inside and out! – Stephanie Lahart Quote Right
Quote Left Dark clouds are simply the shadows of my fate. Quote Right
Quote Left Do you have a 'condition' or are you simply rude? Quote Right
Quote Left Joggers should simply set off earlier, then they could walk it. Quote Right
Quote Left im not singel im not taken im simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart Quote Right
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