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"In this high place it is as simple as this, Leave everything you know behind. Step toward the cold surface, say the old prayer of rough love and open both arms. Those who come with empty hands will stare into the lake astonished, there, in the cold light reflecting pure snow, the true shape of your own face. "

- David Whyte

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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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"I've never had a sorrow that one hour's reading wouldn't allay. "

- Montesquieu

"Wander all alone, with nothing to call upon, nothing to depend on, and God, who exists, will keep his promise to you. "

- Vernon Howard

"God, the divine Principle of man, and man in God's likeness are inseparable, harmonious, and eternal......... God is the parent mind and man is God's spiritual offspring. "

- Mary Baker Eddy

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