Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.

William Lyon Phelps

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Elton John I love the idea of the teachings of Jesus Christ and the beautiful stories about it, which I loved in Sunday school and I collected all the little stickers and put them in my book. But the reality is that organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into hateful lemmings and it's not rea...
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Reinhold Niebuhr Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime therefore we must be saved by hope.
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William Irwin Thompson Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
Ralph Waldo Emerson We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
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William Lyon Phelps

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