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We are prudent people. We are afraid to let go of our petty reality in order to grasp at a great shadow.
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One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.

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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.

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The wind in the grain is the caress to the spouse; it is the hand of peace stroking her hair.

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Let your dream devour your life, not your life devour your dream.

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The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time.

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Mad is the man who is forever gritting his teeth against that granite block, complete and changeless, of the past.

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If Someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists.

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It was the contemplation of God that created men who were equal, for it was in God that they were equal.

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You know ... when you are sad you love the sunsets.

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Living is being born slowly. It would be a little too easy if we could borrow ready-made souls.

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The injustice of defeat lies in the fact that its most innocent victims are made to look like heartless accomplices. It is impossible to see behind defeat, the sacrifices, the austere performance of duty, the self-discipline and the vigilance that are there - those things the god of battle does not take account of.

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You do not explain the tree by telling of the water it has drunk, the minerals it has absorbed, and the sunlight that strengthened it.

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No truth is proved, no truth achieved, by argument, and the ready-made truths men offer you are mere conveniences or drugs to make you sleep.

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The essential is invisible to the eyes.

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But games always cover something deep and intense, else there would be no excitement in them, no pleasure, no power to stir us.

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Make your life a dream, and a dream a reality.

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When one is building a ship, one does not begin with gathering timber and cutting planks, but rather by arousing in people the yearning for the great wide sea.

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Defeat may prove to have been the only path to resurrection, despite its ugliness.

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We are prudent people. We are afraid to let go of our petty reality in order to grasp at a great shadow.

— Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Surely a man needs a closed place wherein he may strike root and, like the seed, become. But also he needs the great Milky Way above him and the vast sea spaces, though neither stars nor ocean serve his daily needs.

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