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Like a beautiful flower, full of colour but without scent, are the fine but fruitless words of him who does not act accordingly.
– The Dhammapada
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Like a celestial chaperon, the placebo leads us through the uncharted passageways of mind and gives us a greater sense of infinity than if we were to spend all our days with our eyes hypnotically glued to the giant telescope at Mt. Palomar. What we see ultimately is that the placebo isn't really necessary and that the mind can carry out its difficult and wondrous missions unprompted by little pills. The placebo is only a tangible object made essential in an age that feels uncomfortable with intangibles, an age that prefers to think that every inner effect must have an outer cause. Since it has size and shape and can be hand-held, the placebo satisfies the contemporary craving for visible mechanisms and visible answers . The placebo, then, is an emissary between the will to live and the body.
– Norman Cousins
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Like a Columbus of the heart, mind and soul I have hurled myself off the shores of my own fears and limiting beliefs to venture far out into the uncharted territories of my inner truth, in search of what it means to be genuine and at peace with who I really am. I have abandoned the masquerade of living up to the expectations of others and explored the new horizons of what it means to be truly and completely me, in all my amazing imperfection and most splendid insecurity.
– Anthon St Maarten
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Like a garbage truck, we need a 'lie-truck' which will collect lies from everyone's houses every morning, even every hour!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Like a Passover Poet gliding from house to house and from trembling soul to trembling soul the wind scribbled sonnets of first time love and weeping haikus of last hours on earth.
– Aberjhani
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Like a wooden cottage of a lovely forest, leave yourself to the silence!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
– Dean Koontz
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Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with
– Stephen Vizinczey
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Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
– Jorge Luis Borges
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Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.
– Robbie Gass
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Like an earthen pot, a bad man is easily broken, and cannot readily be restored to his former situation; but a virtuous man, like a vase of gold, is broken with difficulty, and easily repaired.
– The Hitopadesa
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Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.
– William Shakespeare
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Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
– Alexander Pope
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Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
– Oscar Wilde, , in a letter to his friend, Frances Forbes-Robertson, who had invited him to her wedding in London, but Wilde was
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Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
– Robert Burton
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Like drinking a cup of tea, all the simple things in life are the real things that make us happy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Like giving flowers to a child.
– Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom
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Like having your own licence to print money.
– Lord Thomson of Fleet
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Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
– J. B. Priestley
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Like my best friend Alisha Fernandes says... You can fight with your family and be miles away from them. But in the end of the day. They're all you have.
– Shashank Khubchandani
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Like one
Who having into truth, by telling of it,
Made such a sinner of his memory,
To credit his own lie.

– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
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