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If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. James Madison (1751)

Date added: 06/26/2012
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"No announcements tell the world that he has come into enlightenment. No heralds blow the trumpets proclaiming man's greatest victory -- over himself. This is in fact the quietest moment of his whole life. "

- Paul Brunton

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"Who keeps one thing in view makes all things serve. "

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"More radiant than the sun, purer than the snow, subtler than the ether, is the Self, the spirit within my heart. I am that Self, that Self am I. "

- Ancient Prayer

"Because every thought enters the heart in the form of a mental image of some sensible object, the blessed light of the Divinity will illumine the heart only when it is completely empty of everything, and so free from all form. Indeed, this light reveals itself to the pure intellect in the measure to which the intellect is purged of all concepts. "

- Philokalia

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"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. "

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"If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained (It is Tao's Gift!), If you persist in making effort to obtain what effort cannot get, If you persist in reasoning about what cannot be understood, You will be destroyed by the very thing you seek. To know when to stop, To know when you can get no further by your own action, This is the right beginning! "

- Lao Tse

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