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Thought of the Moment


Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.

- Goethe



Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

- Elbert Hubbard


Choosing Someone to Marry

Laughter is one clue to compatibility. It tells you how much you will enjoy each other’s company over the long term.

- Kent Nerburn


How Do You Know if You Have Forgiven?

How does one know if she has forgiven?

You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.

- Clarissa Pinkola Estes



I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.

- Kahlil Gibran



We are what we repeatedly do.

- Aristotle



Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

- Mark Twain


A Holy Place

Everyone has a holy place, a refuge, where their heart is purer, their mind clearer, where they feel closer to God or love or truth or whatever it is they happen to worship.

- J. R. Moehringer in The Tender Bar


Judging Others

When you judge another person, you do not define him or her, you define yourself.

- Wayne Dyer



It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

- Paul Coelho