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  • “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  • “This too shall pass.” Originated in the writings of the medieval Persian Sufi poets but now an adage indicating that all material conditions, positive or negative, are temporary
  • “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Numerous notable figures in history, including Blaise Pascal, John Locke, Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, Cicero and Woodrow Wilson
  • “Music is the space in-between the notes.” Claude Debussy
  • “Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative provided it does not tend to provoke violence. Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having.” Lord Justice Sedley in Redmond-Bate v DPP
  • “Perception is everything: the circumstances of our lives may matter less than how we see them.” Rory Sutherland
  • “At a certain point I had an epiphany, an experience that affirmed much of my intuitive understanding and opened up new possibilities for me. I saw and felt that sexual attraction was essentially a willingness to expose a certain vulnerability to a person. In that sense, I saw attraction as a deep choice rather than a thing that happens.” Miki Kashtan
  • “Not yet, not yet, not yet, not yet, not yet, EAT ME NOW, too late.” Avocados