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"For pride, which is the inordinate attribution of goods and values and glories to one's own contingent self, cannot exist where there is no contingent self to which anything can be attributed. "

- Thomas Merton

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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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"Real knowledge is the result of paying attention! Without customers, goods are wasted! "

- Sufi Saying

"It is merely that when a man has found something which he prefers to life, he then for the first time begins to live. "

- G. K. Chesterton

"The root of all moral obligation is the obligation to become capable of morality. "

- Jacob Needleman

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