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Mon, 20 Aug 2018
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Quote of the Day

So much of what goes on between people is subliminally; so little is communicated openly. We talk and smile, have dinner together, discuss business and politics, celebrate holiday, and all the while other things are going on inside of us where no one else can enter and where we do not enter with full consciousness either.

- David Brahinsky

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

- Nelson Mandela

Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion.

- Daniel Goleman

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

- John Locke

There are two freedoms: the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; and the true, where he is free to do what he ought.

- Charles Kingsley

I told the Englishman that my alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read - and that's a lot of books these days. If I weren't out here every day battling the white man, I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity - because you can hardly mention anything I'm not curious about.

- Malcolm X

If ignorance is truly bliss, then why do so many Americans need Prozac?

- Dave McGowan

In the Truth there is no news, and in the News there is no truth

- Popular Russian saying under Soviet Communism

A new philosophy, a way of life, is not given for nothing. It has to be paid dearly for and only acquired with much patience and great effort.

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.

- Galileo Galilei