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Humility is the forgetfulness of self.


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We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.

We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.



The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.

The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.



God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.

God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.



God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.

God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.



For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.

For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.



If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.

If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.



Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.

Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.



The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.

The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.



You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.

You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.



What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.

What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.





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Forget perfect. Be quick. Quickness kills.

Forget perfect. Be quick. Quickness kills.



At home, when the heating pipes made noises, I imagined a tiny person was in there skipping with a rope. The fantasy world of tiny things became my escape.

At home, when the heating pipes made noises, I imagined a tiny person was in there skipping with a rope. The fantasy world of tiny things became my escape.



Bridge is one of the last games in which the computer is not better.

Bridge is one of the last games in which the computer is not better.



If I haven't played with a player before and I don't know anything about them, the more they tell me about themselves, the better I will be able to judge how they think and how they play.

If I haven't played with a player before and I don't know anything about them, the more they tell me about themselves, the better I will be able to judge how they think and how they play.



The innocent are so few that two of them seldom meet - when they do meet, their victims lie strewn all round.

The innocent are so few that two of them seldom meet - when they do meet, their victims lie strewn all round.



My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor, but not in the way you might think

My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor, but not in the way you might think



Everybody has some information. The function of the markets is to aggregate that information, evaluate it and get it incorporated into prices.

Everybody has some information. The function of the markets is to aggregate that information, evaluate it and get it incorporated into prices.



Structure influences behavior. Design spaces that make you feel "you are welcome here and that you came to the right place."

Structure influences behavior. Design spaces that make you feel "you are welcome here and that you came to the right place."



It's the impossible become possible and yet remaining impossible.

It's the impossible become possible and yet remaining impossible.



Change is not so much about being the first one to embrace a new idea, but being the first to forget an old one

Change is not so much about being the first one to embrace a new idea, but being the first to forget an old one




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