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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
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"Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it?" (Lavater, Johann Kaspar - Gossip)

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All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you. - (Rilke, Rainer Maria - Emotions)
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All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. - (Balzac, Honore De - Emotions)
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All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Emotions)
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By starving emotions we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them we become literal, reformatory and holier-than-thou; encouraged, they perfume life; discouraged, they poison it. - (Collins, Joseph - Emotions)
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Do not arouse disdainful mind when you prepare a broth of wild grasses; do not arouse joyful mind when you prepare a fine cream soup. - (Dogen - Emotions)
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Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits. - (Sheen, Bishop Fulton J. - Emotions)
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Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end. - (Santayana, George - Emotions)
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Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice, and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind. - (Eastman, Max - Emotions)
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Emotions have taught mankind to reason. - (Vauvenargues, Marquis De - Emotions)
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He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He pities the plumage, but forgets the dying bird. - (Paine, Thomas - Emotions)
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If I feel depressed I will sing. If I feel sad I will laugh. If I feel ill I will double my labor. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice. If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come. If I feel incompetent I will think of past success. If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals. Today I will be the master of my emotions. - (Mandino, Og - Emotions)
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If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. - (Horace - Emotions)
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It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam. - (Chesterton, Gilbert K. - Emotions)
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It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home. - (Bowen, Elizabeth - Emotions)
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It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all. - (Conrad, Joseph - Emotions)
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