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Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things.

Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. – Edward Steichen What does that mean? This quote is by a world famous photographer, which is a very visual medium. The photographer sees something, but a good photographer shows the viewer something. That is a transition that is often missed as people […]

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Through education we have to lead people to see that concern for others is actually in their own interest.

Through education we have to lead people to see that concern for others is actually in their own interest. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote starts by recognizing one of the primary truths of life. We cannot force people to do or understand anything. We can only educate them and lead them to the […]

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Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King Jr. What does that mean? Have any of you waited until you knew everything you needed to know before you started something? Or at least were reluctant to start until you could […]

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One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.

One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry What does that mean? This is an interesting part of the book “The Little Prince,” where the Prince was crying about his rose, and is talking with his new friend the fox. The Prince is sad because he […]

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Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther. – J. P. Morgan What does that mean? This quote seems to be saying that the horizon moves with you. No matter where you are, you can see only so far. When you move forward to the horizon, […]

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It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau What does that mean? What do you see, or do you usually just look? It’s only human to not see everything. There is just too much to see and process, so our minds delete that which it believes to […]

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The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. – Niccolò Machiavelli What does that mean? This is a polite way of saying that old people rule! Seriously, it is a call to everyone to listen to their experience and use it to become wise. As we age, […]

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