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"Very good so far, Msgr Burke writes well and I am liking his reflections on this topic very much indeed." Apr 01, 2015 09:30AM

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Pablo Neruda
“Sonnet XVII

I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;
so I love you because I know no other way than this:

where I does not exist, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep. ”
Pablo Neruda

“Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of liberty.”
Henry M. Robert, Robert's Rules Of Order

C.S. Lewis
“If the world is meaningless, then so are we; if we mean something, we do not mean alone.”
C.S. Lewis

J.R.R. Tolkien
“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till. What weather they shall have is not ours to rule.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Billy Collins
“The mind can be trained to relieve itself on paper.”
Billy Collins

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