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When one is rising, standing, walking, doing something, stopping, one should constantly concentrate one's mind on the act and the doing of it, not one ones' relation to the act or its character or value... One should simply practice concentration of the mind on the act itself, understanding it to be an expedient means for attaining tranquility of mind, realization, insight, and wisdom.

Ashvaghosha Quotes

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Capital punishment would be more effective as a preventive measure if it were administered prior to the crime.

Woody Allen Quotes

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Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month I can be myself.

Roseanne Barr Quotes

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What I want back is what I was Before the bed, before the knife, Before the brooch-pin and the salve Fixed me in this parenthesis; Horses fluent in the wind, A place, a time gone out of mind.

Sylvia Plath Quotes

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I do not want a plain box, I want a sarcophagus With tigery stripes, and a face on it Round as the moon, to stare up. I want to be looking at them when they come Picking among the dumb minerals, the roots. I see them already-the pale, star-distance faces. Now they are nothing, they are not even babies. I imagine them without fathers or mothers, like the first gods. They will wonder if I was important.

Sylvia Plath Quotes

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I'm here.

Sylvia Plath Quotes

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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

Diane Ackerman Quotes

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From childhood's hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone; And all I loved, I loved alone.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Shall you cry because roses have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses?

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Shall you cry because roses have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses?

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Don't cry because it's over, Smile because it happened.

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Don't cry because it's over, Smile because it happened.

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