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Human Nature is Compassionate, Gentle

It is still my firm conviction that human nature is essentially compassionate, gentle. That is the predominant feature of human nature. Anger, violence, and aggression may certainly arise, but I think it’s on a secondary or more superficial level; in … Continue reading

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Desire, Lust, True Love

There is not more desire, he (my father) had said, in lust than in true love, but in true love desire awakens pity, hope, affection, admiration, and given appropriate circumstances, every emotion possible to men. William Butler Yeats, from “Autobiographies”, … Continue reading

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

To laugh often and much, to win the the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in … Continue reading

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Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even … Continue reading

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