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St. Aurelius Augustine

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He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
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GARY F EVANS...
It is a lie.
ARTHUR MILLER
Life Is a Misconception.
DEYTH BANGER
If you think that life is a celebration full of party poppers and merry go rounds it's not it's a ga...
GARY F EVANS...
Life is a desire!
DEYTH BANGER
Life is a re-discovery.
BRIAN BLESSED
If you think that life is a celebration full of party poppers and merry go rounds it's not it's a ga...
GARY F EVANS...
I believe that there is a Matrix and... to be more accurate I am in the Pornography Matrix.
DEYTH BANGER
A slave is a free man if he is content with his lot; a free man is a slave if he seeks more than tha...
SOURCE UNKNOWN
When he entered the anteroom, two women looked up at him. One was Miss Robertson, the governor's sec...
GEORGE P. ELLIOTT
Love isn't the work of the tender and the gentle;
Love is the work of wrestlers.
The one w...
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
Life is a risk.
CARMELO ANTHONY
The opportunity to decieve others is ever present and often tempting, and each instance of deception...
SAM HARRIS
Freedom of mind is the real freedom.
A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in c...
B.R. AMBEDKAR
The highest form of slavery is to make the slave think that he is free.
DEDRICK D. L. PITTER
Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right.
POPE FRANCIS
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
PAT CONROY
For me, my life is a journey.
JAY ELECTRONICA
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is...
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a s...
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He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
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He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a s...
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Life is a right, not collateral or casual.
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Mother Superior jump the gun...
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Don't be more serious than God. God invented dog farts. God designed your body's plumbing system. Go...
PETER KREEFT
As a movement (rather than a preference), the goal of antinatalism is that no humans should have chi...
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His life seemed like a deck of cards, and in the midst of all those two’s and three’s someone ha...
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Life is a grand party.
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My life is a struggle.
VOLTAIRE
Life is a school of probability.
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All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love.
MORIHEI UESHIBA
This life is a process of learning.
LAURYN HILL
Life is a lot like skateboarding.
LIL WAYNE
Everybody in life is a chameleon.
MELANIE CHISHOLM
Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.
ANNE WILSON SCHAEF
Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that.
JAMES DYSON
For me, life is a bowl of cherries.
SISSY SPACEK
I wanted to tell you that I just--I miss you. And maybe that sounds ridiculous--like we barely know ...
TAMMARA WEBBER
Life is not a game. Still, in this life, we choose the games we live to play.
J.R. RIM
“You are as much of a slave to your slave, as he is to you”
SHAHAF YEFET
Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becom...
GIACOMO CASANOVA
As hard as modern man strives to be free he is a slave chained to the past.
S. OHNO
He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not, is a slave.
SIR WILLIAM DRUMMOND (2)
He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
Life is a kind of struggle. Life is a sort of fight.
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE
Not only is forgiveness the most tender part of love, it is always a choice and always accompanied b...
RHONDA LOUISE ROBBINS
Life is weird and wonderful like that, is it not.
SONYA.E.WILLIAMS
He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
What Fucks me... is that we both are the same... we all walk on the same path... but everything is a...
DEYTH BANGER
He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
SIR WILLIAM DRUMMOND
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
ERNEST HOLMES
You yawn to equalize the pressure on your eardrums. This pressure change outside your eardrums unb...
WHY YAWNING IS CONTAGIOUS
Life is a journey and it's about growing and changing and coming to terms with who and what you ...
KELLY MCGILLIS
This will be conducive to the development of Sino-US relations and China's relationships with the re...
HE YAFEI
They are sorry there is no more Soviet Union and they don't know how to act.
HE YAFEI
These findings provide strong support for the recommendations encouraging the public to consume more...
FENG HE
We are willing to import more U.S. goods.
HE YAFEI
The government really wants to slow down investment, but it can't control local governments who have...
HE FAN
The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing ...
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Life is a game and true love is a trophy.
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Better a king in the gutter,' he said, 'than a slave in an emperor's place
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I believe that life is a journey towards God, and that no one has the right to insist that you go a ...
PAT BUCKLEY
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
LOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
He is the slave of the Lord's slaves.
SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB
Stephen picks up on Armstrong's pier, and calls Kingstown pier "a disappointed bridge" (2.22)...
JAMES JOYCE
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehen...
ARISTOTLE
A slave cannot be freed, save he do it himself. Nor can you enslave a free man; the very most you ca...
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
Since raised blood pressure is the major cause of stroke, the blood pressure lowering effect of pota...
FENG HE
I like to find old things
and I picked up that arrowhead
in tears, that broken point
...
LI HE
The average fruit and vegetable intake in most developed countries is about three servings per day, ...
FENG HE
This is a critical moment. There is a lot of opposition to continuing the reforms as they are today.
HE WEIFANG
He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
SAADI
A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is...
GEORGE ORWELL
Be original, be yourself, be you.
ELISE R MAUDE IS
Our life is a series of moments. Let them all go. Moments. All gathering towards this one.
NOW IS GOOD
The world that we live in is a weakness. To continuously live in an environment that weakens you, on...
APURVA GAGLANI
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.
ZSA ZSA GABOR
There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say: 'Enough is enough.'
LANCE ARMSTRONG
It is what it is, it is what you make it.
JAMES DURBIN
He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
SA'DI
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
LAO TZU
How much more suffering is caused by the thought of death than by death itself.
WILL DURANT
The naked man had lost hope now; he would never be able to return to the earth's surface;he would ne...
ITALO CALVINO
As a young child, I suffered from poor health. My parents encouraged me to swim, which really improv...
SUI HE
They are the Chinese heroes. I am happy for their performance and the result is not the most importa...
HE ZHENLIANG
Even when he's making dumplings with peasants, he speaks memorized words and sounds like a People's ...
HE WEIFANG
The situation exists in almost every well-known Chinese university.
HE WEIFANG
Part of our mission is to find out what kind of assistance is required.
HE CHANGCHUI
The best way to resolve Sino-US trade imbalance is to expand bilateral trade cooperation. Restrictin...
HE YAFEI
I unequivocally state the wish that the Communist Party should become two parties.
HE WEIFANG
The new managed floating currency regime is just an interim system. There is a chance of a further w...
HE FAN
Eventually, we found that the situation there was more serious than what we imagined.
HE CHANGCHUI
Relaxing, experiencing nature and laughing are what rejuvenate me and make me feel happy. I believe ...
SUI HE
When someone beats a rug,
the blows are not against the rug,
but against the dust in it.
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
Life is a blur when one is essaying different roles; it is so fulfilling.
AMITABH BACHCHAN
Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winking stars.
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MARCUS AURELIUS
When the crowd of your admirers is shouting, "Bravo! Hear, hear!" it is not you, Pomponius, but your...
MARCUS AURELIUS
When I was ill, you came to me, Doctor, and with great urgency A hundred students brought With you A...
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Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, t...
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How strangely men act. They will not praise those who are living at the same time and living with th...
MARCUS AURELIUS
No amount of misfortune will satisfy the man who is not satisfied with reading a hundred epigrams
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Nothing in nature is evil.
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It certainly is uncomfortable for everybody. It's somewhat of an anomaly. We're still in August but ...
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Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee
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The man who has a house everywhere has a home nowhere
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If any man despises me, that is his problem. My only concern is not doing or saying anything deservi...
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The way people behave. They refuse to admire their contemporaries, the people whose lives they share...
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All things fade into the storied past, and in a little while are shrouded in oblivion.
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Whatever anyone does or says, I must be emerald and keep my colour.
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You need to avoid certain things in your train of thought: everything random, everything irrelevant....
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If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgement of the...
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Be like a rocky promontory against which the restless surf continually pounds; it stands fast while ...
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When you arise in the moring, think of what a precious privelege it is to be alive-- to breathe, to ...
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In an expression of true gratitude, sadness is conspicuous only by its absence
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Anywhere you can lead your life, you can lead a good one.
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For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.
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Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to throw away. Death stands at your elbow. Be good for s...
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And in the case of superior things like stars, we discover a kind of unity in separation. The higher...
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Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
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Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
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The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm an...
MARCUS AURELIUS
Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, t...
MARCUS AURELIUS
If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them...
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A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
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Let it judge that nothing is either bad or good which can happen equally to the bad man and the good...
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Treat with utmost respect your power of forming opinions, for this power alone guards you against ma...
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Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, This is a mi...
MARCUS AURELIUS
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.
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Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolen...
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Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,bu...
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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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Retire into thyself. The rational principle which rules has this nature,
that it is content wit...
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Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the n...
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Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly al...
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