„We feel bound to be punctual and conscientious with those we are indifferent about; while we can afford at any time, on the frostiest night, to be an hour after our appointment with the single gentleman who occupies an apartment in our heart's core.“

"That Good Wine Needs No Bush".
Sketches from Life (1846)

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„We are all afforded our physical existence so we can learn about ourselves.“

—  Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

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„At its fundamentally flawed core, the aim of almost any learning program is to help us become who we are not… From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to our shortcomings than to our strengths.“

—  Tom Rath American author 1975

As cited in: Patrick Hollingworth (2016), The Light and Fast Organisation. p. 156
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„After death the sensation is either pleasant or there is none at all. But this should be thought on from our youth up, so that we may be indifferent to death, and without this thought no one can be in a tranquil state of mind. For it is certain that we must die, and, for aught we know, this very day. Therefore, since death threatens every hour, how can he who fears it have any steadfastness of soul?“
Post mortem quidem sensus aut optandus aut nullus est. Sed hoc meditatum ab adulescentia debet esse mortem ut neglegamus, sine qua meditatione tranquillo animo esse nemo potest. Moriendum enim certe est, et incertum an hoc ipso die. Mortem igitur omnibus horis impendentem timens qui poterit animo consistere?

—  Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman philosopher and statesman -106 - -43 v.Chr

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„Not unremembering we pass our exile from the starry ways:
One timeless hour in time we caught from the long night of endless days.“

—  George William Russell Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, and artistic painter 1867 - 1935

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„Perhaps we all give the best of our hearts uncritically -- to those who hardly think about us in return.“

—  T. H. White, buch The Queen of Air and Darkness

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„Ultimately, peace is just not about politics. It’s about attitudes; about a sense of empathy; about breaking down the divisions that we create for ourselves in our own minds and our own hearts that don’t exist in any objective reality, but that we carry with us generation after generation.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

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„We have three kinds of family
1. Those we are born to
2. Those who are born to us
3. And those we let into our hearts“

—  Sherrilyn Kenyon Novelist 1965

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„Benevolence is the foundation of Justice, since we are forbidden to injure those we are bound to assist. A prophet may reveal the secrets of Heaven and futurity, but in his moral precepts he can only repeat the lessons of our own hearts.“

—  Edward Gibbon English historian and Member of Parliament 1737 - 1794

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„There are two worlds: the world that we can measure with line and rule, and the world we feel with our hearts and imagination.“

—  Leigh Hunt English critic, essayist, poet and writer 1784 - 1859

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„We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.“

—  Arthur Schopenhauer, buch Parerga und Paralipomena

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