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"How does the ocean become the king of all rivers and streams? Because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power. "

- Lao Tse

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

- American Indian

""Is there anything that I can do to make myself enlightened?" "As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning." "Then of what use are the spiritual exercises you prescribe?" "To make sure you are not asleep when the sun begins to rise." "

- Anthony De Mello

"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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"But when the observer is the observed - when the thinking is the experience - then there is no more thought. "

- Jeanne De Salzmann

"Arise, shine, thy light is come and the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. "

- Old Testament

"If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained. . . 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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