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When we are motivated by wisdom and compassion, the results of our actions benefit everyone.

When we are motivated by wisdom and compassion, the results of our actions benefit everyone… – Dalai Lama What does that mean? To me, this is fairly straight forward.  When we act from a place of compassion, with wisdom as our guide, it is very hard to do something that doesn’t also benefit others.  In other words, […]

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Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it. – Thomas Jefferson What does that mean? To me, it speaks of the losses of war.  In a war, no one wins, one side just lose less.  That said, there are reasons to go to […]

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As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. – Socrates What does that mean? This is probably one of the most famous quotes in all the world, as it was the one that caused Socrates to be declared by the Oracle at Delphi as the wisest man in the world.  In a […]

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