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As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.

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Find the Grace in the things you can’t change, and help somebody if you can

Find the Grace in the things you can’t change, and help somebody if you can.
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The ethics of psychiatric therapy is the very negation of the ethics of pol

The ethics of psychiatric therapy is the very negation of the ethics of political liberty. The former embraces absolute power, provided it is used to protect and promote the patient's mental health. The latter rejects absolute power, regardless of its aim
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Sacredness and profanity and prayers and wishes: they're all held together

Sacredness and profanity and prayers and wishes: they're all held together by the broken limbs of this dead tree, raking the night sky with its blackened branches. We are so small, the two of us. The tree and sky are so large and grand. We could fail so e
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Nothing makes sense, not that much of the world ever did." Quote from the

Nothing makes sense, not that much of the world ever did." Quote from the book: "UnHoly Pursuit: The Devil on My Trail.
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A lady once offered me a mat, but as I had no room to spare within the hous

A lady once offered me a mat, but as I had no room to spare within the house, nor time to spare within or without to shake it, I declined it, preferring to wipe my feet on the sod before my door. It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
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Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its streng

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
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We understand and recognize what is good, but we do not labor to bring it t

We understand and recognize what is good, but we do not labor to bring it to fulfillment, some of us out of laziness, some because we put something else, some pleasure, before virtue--and there are many pleasures in life, long conversations and indolence-
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Night falls fast. Today is in the past.

Night falls fast. Today is in the past.
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When you draw, you copy the world don't you? You remake it on paper, but it

When you draw, you copy the world don't you? You remake it on paper, but it isn't the same. It's yours. No one else could have created it just like that. When I make poems, I use the words we all use, but the order and the sound create a new power. This w
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Why not risk your life, if you don't want to live anyway? Why not risk your

Why not risk your life, if you don't want to live anyway? Why not risk your life if you'll never be happy no matter what you do?
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She actually said with an emotion that she seldom let appear, "Let me come

She actually said with an emotion that she seldom let appear, "Let me come with you," and he laughed. He meant yes or no - either perhaps. But it was not his meaning - it was the odd chuckle he gave, as if he had said, Throw yourself over the cliff if you
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I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the o

I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the one quality in a woman that I find more and more attractive is kindness. A sense of adventure and humor is important too, but I truly find kindness and consideration for others to b
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