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    Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. -Hans Margolius.

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... perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Thanks to read more

... perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Thanks to Maria Marquis -Pearl S. Buck.

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It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there read more

It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals. -Charles Kuralt.

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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. -Epictetus.

Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. -Epictetus.

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The appearance of things change according to the emotions and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the read more

The appearance of things change according to the emotions and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves. -Kahlil Gilbran.

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Miracles seem to rest, not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from read more

Miracles seem to rest, not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from far off, but upon our perceptions being made finer so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear that which is about us always. -Willa Cather.

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Penetration seems a kind of inspiration; it gives me an idea of prophecy.

Penetration seems a kind of inspiration; it gives me an idea of prophecy.

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We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. -Anais Nin.

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. -Anais Nin.

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Where we've gotten mixed up is that we believe actions follow belief. But experience creates belief.. N. Smith -Rev Cecil read more

Where we've gotten mixed up is that we believe actions follow belief. But experience creates belief.. N. Smith -Rev Cecil Williams.

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As men of inward light are wont
To turn their optics in upon't.

As men of inward light are wont
To turn their optics in upon't.

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