There is neither source nor end, for all things are in the Centre of Time. As all the stars may be reflected in a round raindrop falling in the night: so too do all the stars reflect the raindrop. There is neither darkness nor death, for all things are, in the light of the Moment, and their end and their beginning are one.

~Ursula LeGuin
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If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.

~Sylvia Plath
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This forest silence improves anyone.

~R.M. Pirsig
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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.

~Lewis Carroll
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Sometimes a tree can tell you more than can be read in a book.

~Carl Jung
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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

~Henry Ford
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Every act of cruelty towards any creature is contrary to human dignity.

~Pope Francis
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