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On Loving Others

When you admire people, you put them on pedestals. When you love people, you want to be together.

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On Mystery

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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On Tiredness

The only time I get tired is if I start worrying about me.
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On Kindness

Kindness is water, religion is like tea. You can survive without tea, you can’t survive without water.
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On Good + Evil

The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either — but right through every human heart.
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On Improving Society

We know that every effort to improve society, above all when society is so full of injustice and sin, is an effort that God blesses; that God wants; that God demands.
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On Addictive Habits

Working with addictive habits can be a powerful method of growing our capacity for presence, in which the compulsion or discomfort itself becomes the dharma bell ringing us back from our mind’s habitual dwelling in fantasy and memory into the present.
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On 'Fixing' Things

In our culture, we tend to ask each other questions that are 'fixes' or advice in disguise.

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