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    The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.

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The rout is Folly's circle, which she draws
With magic wand. So potent is the spell,
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The rout is Folly's circle, which she draws
With magic wand. So potent is the spell,
That none decoy'd into that fatal ring,
Unless by Heaven's peculiar grace, escape.
There we grow early gray, but never wise.

by William Cowper Found in: Society Quotes,
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You can shoot the tiger, or stay out of his way, but you cannot pronounce him a vegetarian.

You can shoot the tiger, or stay out of his way, but you cannot pronounce him a vegetarian.

by Richard Mitchell Found in: Society Quotes,
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Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the read more

Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the attainment of his own.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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Positive self-esteem operates as, in effect, the immune system of the consciousness, providing resistance, strength, and a capacity for regeneration. read more

Positive self-esteem operates as, in effect, the immune system of the consciousness, providing resistance, strength, and a capacity for regeneration. When self-esteem is low, our resilience in the face of life's adversities is diminished. We crumble before vicissitudes that a healthier sense of self could vanquish. We tend to be more influenced by the desire to avoid pain than to experience joy. Negatives have more power over us than positives.

by Nathaniel Branden Found in: Society Quotes,
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Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.

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We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves.

We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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It is the test of a good religion whether you can make a joke about it.

It is the test of a good religion whether you can make a joke about it.

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We are but a drop of water in a pool filled with diversity.

We are but a drop of water in a pool filled with diversity.

by Roy Ledda Found in: Society Quotes,
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The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know read more

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.

by Daniel Webster Found in: Society Quotes,
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