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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – “A Psalm of Life”

A Psalm of Life Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, […]

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Alexander Ivanovich Herzen Quote – “If you are content with the old world…”

If you are content with the old world, try to preserve it; it is sick… But if you can no longer live in the eternal conflict between your convictions and life, thinking one way and acting another, take it upon yourselves to leave the shelter of the pale and ruinous arches. Alexander Ivanovich Herzen (1812 – 1870)

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Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881)

Fyodor Dostoevsky Quote – “Love in dreams is greedy…”

Love in dreams is greedy for immediate action, rapidly performed and in the sight of all. Men will even give their lives if only the ordeal does not last long but is soon over, with all looking on and applauding as though on stage. But active love is labor and fortitude, and for some people too, perhaps, a complete science. […]

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3 Simple Laws to Help You Reach Your Highest Spiritual Possibilities

There are spiritual laws that govern what we will or won’t discover about ourselves in this lifetime. And when we understand that self-knowledge is to our spiritual growth what a spring rain is to the wildflower seeds that await it, then we also realize how vital it is to not just embrace these higher laws but embrace them mind, body, […]

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