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Children are not vessels to be filled but lamps to be lit.


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Silently hear everyone. Accept what is good. Reject and forget what is not. This is intelligent living.

Silently hear everyone. Accept what is good. Reject and forget what is not. This is intelligent living.



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Happiness depends on what you can give, not on what you can get.



Don't put the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket

Don't put the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket



Leave aside your regrets of the past and anxieties of the future And focus intelligently on the present. This is the best way of ensuring a positive future.

Leave aside your regrets of the past and anxieties of the future And focus intelligently on the present. This is the best way of ensuring a positive future.



Man can change his destiny-not by wishing for it, but by working for it.

Man can change his destiny-not by wishing for it, but by working for it.



To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness.

To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness.



Expose yourself to aloneness. When a person is left alone, he starts thinking of higher reality - about death, life, soul, God and the mystery of all.

Expose yourself to aloneness. When a person is left alone, he starts thinking of higher reality - about death, life, soul, God and the mystery of all.



The Present is the womb of the future. A greater future happiness can be had only by investing in the present correctly. Look after the present and the future will look after itself.

The Present is the womb of the future. A greater future happiness can be had only by investing in the present correctly. Look after the present and the future will look after itself.



Love is a consistent passion to give, not a meek persistent hope to receive. The only demand of life is the privilege to love all.

Love is a consistent passion to give, not a meek persistent hope to receive. The only demand of life is the privilege to love all.



What we have is a gift from Him. What we do with what we have is our gift to him

What we have is a gift from Him. What we do with what we have is our gift to him





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all we have is our deep and abiding love for each other. We can't loose that or we loose ourselves. If we don't help each other, who will?

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Man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern.

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