There is no point at which having arrived we can remain

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Nobody trips over mountains.  It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble.  Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.

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God, if I can’t have what I want, let me want what I have.

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ALBERT SCHWEITZER

Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. This is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.

Civilization and Ethics, 1949

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Gentleness does more than violence. French Proverb.

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A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee. But that’s what’s got to happen. You go naked until you die. (Nikki Giovanni)

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Still we live meanly like ants, though the fable tells us we were long ago changed into men. Henry David Thoreau

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“An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.”
– Mexican Proverb

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Biye ojemo ni ng’wen. (Luo)
Mchwa awachongea kumbikumbi. (Swahili)
The fierce white ants cause the death of the kind and harmless ants. (English translation)

 

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