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People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Good. There are many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it.
From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality
I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, bring you an inner peace and tranquillity -- instead of anger and resentment
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The healthy man does not torture others -- generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.

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