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    The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish as to believe that there is such a phenomenon as a strictly truthful person; the envious see envy in every soul; the miser thinks everybody is eager to get his money;...and the abandoned sensualist looks upon the saint as a hypocrite

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Freedom all solace to man gives: He lives at ease that freely lives.

Freedom all solace to man gives: He lives at ease that freely lives.

by John Barbour Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the read more

Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.

by Ojibwa Saying Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is read more

A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.

by Ken Keys Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.

If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.

by Seneca Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a read more

The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it.

by Frank M. Garafola Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we read more

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.

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What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and read more

What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?

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Freedom is just chaos with better lighting.

Freedom is just chaos with better lighting.

by Alan Dean Foster Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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It can be helpful simply to make a written or mental list of the things you do each day. Then read more

It can be helpful simply to make a written or mental list of the things you do each day. Then give yourself a mental credit for each of them, however small. This will help you focus on what you have done instead of what you haven't gotten around to do. It may sound simplistic, but it works.

by David D. Burns Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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