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Selfishness must always be forgiven, you know, because there is no hope of a cure. -Jane Austen

Selfishness must always be forgiven, you know, because there is no hope of a cure. -Jane Austen

Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners. -Eric Hoffer

Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners. -Eric Hoffer

Henry Giles

No principal is so noble, as there is none more holy, than that of a true obedience. Henry Giles quotes

George Sand

It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one’s strength and one’s days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day’s work, the sole recompense and the sole ...

Denis Waitley

It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. Denis Waitley quotes

James Baldwin

It is very nearly impossible… to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. James Baldwin quotes

Ben Stein

It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated… it is finished when it surrenders. Ben Stein quotes

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Angels fly because they take themselves lightly. Gilbert K. Chesterton quotes

Brooke Shields

What does good in bed mean to me? When I’m sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup — that’s good in bed. Brooke Shields quotes