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Sunday Quotes – Fear

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.

Henry James

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears.

Rudyard Kipling

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Sunday Quotes – The Universe

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To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.
Lao Tzu

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
Anais Nin

I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
Thomas Merton

The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.
Ansel Adams

Sunday Quotes – Life

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Life happens. People change. Feelings change. Relationships end. Memories stay.
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
E. B. White

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NHBPM – Sunday Quotes – Books

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Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
Mark Twain

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
Oscar Wilde

O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot open a book without learning something.
Confucius

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
Henry David Thoreau

Don’t join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Helen Keller

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