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“You would be better off by telling me about your burden, sharing it brotherly, and perhaps it won’t seem so heavy anymore. A burden shared is a burden halved.”

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“In banquets remember that you entertain two guests, body and soul: and whatever you shall have given to the body you soon eject: but what you shall have given to the soul, you keep always.”
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out. Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.”
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“As long as man sees religion as a source of satisfaction for his own needs, it is not God whom he serves but his own self.”
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Thomas Merton
“A “FAITH” that merely confirms us in opinionatedness and self-complacency may well be an expression of theological doubt. True faith is never merely a source of spiritual comfort. It may indeed bring peace, but before it does so it must involve us in struggle. A “faith” that avoids this struggle is really a temptation against true faith.”
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“There’s no one to perform for. There is just work to be done and lessons to be learned, in all that is around us.”
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“The first product of self-knowledge is humility,”
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