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On Justice

Justice is what love looks like in public.
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On Sitting Quietly

All the unhappiness of men arises from one simple fact: that they cannot sit quietly in their chamber.
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On Movement

Movement makes richest sense when set within a frame of stillness.
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On Perspective

It's the perspective we choose — not the places we visit — that ultimately tells us where we stand.
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An imaginative holding space

In a world where secular buildings whisper to us relentlessly of earthly power, the cathedrals that punctuate the skylines of great towns and cities may continue to furnish an imaginative holding space for the priorities of the spirit.
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Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope.

Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope.
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Naive idealists are always so preoccupied with their own virtues

Naive idealists are always so preoccupied with their own virtues that they have no residual awareness of the common characteristics in all human foibles and frailties and could not bear to be reminded that there is a hidden kinship between the vices of even the most vicious and the virtues of even the most upright.
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You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.

When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.

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