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When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
– William Arthur Ward
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When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a pragmatic necessity for us to have it, but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, then is when we join the fashionable madmen, and then is when the thin whine of hysteria is heard in the land, and then is when we are in bad trouble.
– Joan Didion
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When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together.
– John Berger
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When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
– J. Krishnamutri
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When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
– Johann von Goethe
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When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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When we truly care for ourselves, it becomes possible to care far more profoundly about other people. The more alert and sensitive we are to our own needs, the more loving and generaous we can be toward others.
– Eda LeShan
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When we trust ourselves, ascents become descents, difficulties turn into easinesses, rocks transform into sands and swords into melting candles!..
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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When we try to control, we become controlled; when we release, we become free.
– Bryant McGill
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When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
– John Muir
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When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
– Kahlil Gibran
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When we walk to the edge of all the light we have And take the step into the darkness of the unknown We must believe that one of two things wil happen... There will be something solid for us to stand on.. ..... or we will be taught to fly.
– Patrick Overton
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When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.
– Frank Outlaw
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When we want to talk, we can instead listen, and let our attentiveness to another's need to speak be our silent statement.
– Bryant McGill
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When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
– Madeleine L'Engle
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When we were told that by freedom we understood free enterprise, we did very little to dispel this monstrous falsehood. Wealth and economic well-being, we have asserted, are the fruits of freedom, while we should have been the first to know that this kind of happiness has been an unmixed blessing only in this country, and it is a minor blessing compared with the truly political freedoms, such as freedom of speech and thought, of assembly and association, even under the best conditions.
– Hannah Arendt
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When we will learn to see there is no you and me but only we, then in this world peace will be.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, and opening quotation is a symphony precluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
– Jesse Jackson
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When will the public cease to insult the teacher's calling with empty flattery When will men who would never for a moment encourage their own sons to enter the work of the public schools cease to tell us that education is the greatest and noblest of all human callings
– William C. Bagley
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When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.
– Elayne Boosler
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When women go wrong, men go right after them.
– Mae West
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When women have a voice in national and international affairs, wars will cease forever.
– Augusta Stowe-Gullen
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