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Sunbeams

Sunbeams (Issue #141)

My own habitual feeling is that the world is so extremely odd, and everything in it so surprising. Why should there be green grass and liquid water, and why have I got hands and feet?

Don John Chapman

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Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Rubin

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My favorite piece of music is theone we hear all the time if we are quiet.

John Cage

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We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it — and stop there — lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again — and that is well; but she will also never sit down on a cold one anymore.

Mark Twain

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If you have any notion of where you are going, you will never get anywhere.

Joan Miro

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To stand on one leg and prove God’s existence is a very different thing from going down on one’s knees and thanking him.

Soren Kierkegaard

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We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.

Iris Murdoch

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It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.

C.W. Leadbeater