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Everyone judges constantly: positively judging one person is the same as negatively judging everyone else; it is to say that that person is superior in some sense.
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Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell.

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Don't change your mind just because people are offended; change your mind if you're wrong.

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The first ingredient to being wrong is to claim that you are right. Geniuses have a knack for raising new questions. Hence by the public they are either admired for their creativity or, even more commonly so, detested for disturbing the daily peace of mind.

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Time and time again does the pride of man influence his very own fall. While denying it, one gradually starts to believe that he is the authority, or that he possesses great moral dominion over others, yet it is spiritually unwarranted. By that point he loses steam; in result, he falsely begins trying to prove that unwarranted dominion by seizing the role of a condemner.

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Constantly stopping to explain oneself may expand into a frustrating burden for the rare individual, so ceasing to do so is like finally dropping the weights and sprinting towards his goals. Those who insincerely misunderstand, who intentionally distort the motives of a pure-intentioned individual, then, no longer have the opportunity to block his path; instead, they are the ones left to stand on the sidelines shouting frustratedly in the wind of his trail.

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Drunken men give some of the best pep talks.

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Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.

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Tolerance! The virtue that makes one bite his tongue so that he can tear out his hair.

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After awhile you realize that putting your actions where your mouth is makes you less likely to have to put your money where your mouth is.

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Yes, be different, but not for the vanities of being different.

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For those constantly full of joy, they sometimes feel a little guilty for always feeling so good. That guilt is compassion: it flies in with an attempt to share one's joy with others who do not have it.

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For wordsmiths and masters of words, without necessarily being harsh with words, the words have a tendency to shoot straight to the hearts of people, and this either deeply touches them or deeply angers them. Like the apostles in all their loving controversies are those who are masters of words while combining this gift with truth.

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The only truths worth arguing about are those truths that could prevent or lead to circumstances that may bite us in the rear sooner or later.

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Philosophy may serve as the bridge between theology and science. All atheism is a philosophy, but not all philosophy is atheism. Philosophy ('love of wisdom') is simply a tool depending on how one uses it, and in some cases, logically understanding the nature of God and existence.

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In the heart of appeasement there's the fear of rejection, and in acts of fear there are mirrors of oppression.

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God loves atheists. The former ones make the most compelling theists because they're so empirically familiar with how atheists think.

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In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.

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Love without humility results in the inclination to act as everyone's parent, humility without love results in the need to be everyone's child, and love with humility results in the desire to be a friend.

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If what you create seems to turn out much stranger than who you are as a person, it's probably because your heart is talking.

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