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tiny ripple of hope…

By |2018-10-23T17:19:56+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Courage, Culture, Future, Perseverance|

“If I could remove one thing from the world and replace it with something else, I would erase politics and put art in its place. That way, art teachers would rule the world. And since art is the most supreme form of love, beautiful colors and imagery would weave bridges for peace wherever there are [...]

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The beauty of the evening forest…

By |2017-07-17T01:07:59+00:00January 28th, 2014|Environment, Nature|

The beauty of the evening forest, especially under a full moon, throws into sharp contrast the boundary between the sky and the mountain ridges, as if viewing a wood-block print. It is a world of white and black. It is also a world savored only by those who experience it. Captured in photos or video, [...]

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Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu…

By |2017-07-17T01:16:00+00:00September 27th, 2013|Commercialism, Culture, Environment, Humanity, Society|

  "The preservation of one's own culture is such a natural thing. It is a matter of respecting oneself and one's own family and nation. It is a way of saying to your own people, as the Zulus do, "Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu." That is, "I am who I am because of you." Having said that, [...]

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life’s greatest mysteries…

By |2017-07-17T10:38:14+00:00August 4th, 2011|Children, Culture, Family, Women|

“One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.” - Proverb quotes (Downloaded from Thinkexist)

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tenacity and perseverance…

By |2018-08-07T22:25:13+00:00March 24th, 2011|Reality, Society|

2 Excerpts from SGI President Ikeda's essay from the "On Brilliant Path to Victory" series published in the July 1 edition of the Seikyo Shimbun. *** The antiwar activist Rosa Luxemburg was also imprisoned for her ideals.  She wrote, "I haven't been soft up to now, but now I am as hard as tempered steel." [...]

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world will be as one…

By |2017-07-17T03:54:10+00:00March 8th, 2011|Authority, Children, Culture, Environment, Family, Father, Knowledge, Life, Political, War, Women|

"For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual." - Irving Babbitt "I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet." - Isabel Allende "Imagine all the people living life in [...]

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gustave flaubert x5…

By |2017-07-17T10:30:06+00:00February 6th, 2011|Growth, Humanity, Reality|

  “Happy are they who don't doubt themselves and whose pens fly across the page. I myself hesitate, I falter, I become angry and fearful, my drive diminishes as my taste improves, and I brood more over an ill-suited word than I rejoice over a well-proportioned paragraph.” - Gustave Flaubert *** “Reality does not conform [...]

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we judge plants…

By |2017-07-17T00:58:58+00:00February 5th, 2011|Life, Moral High-Ground, Society|

"We judge and rank ourselves, our friends, our coworkers, and our neighbors both near and far. We judge plants, animals, minerals, and everything else in nature. Without a second thought, we assign value to traits, deciding that some characteristics are more valuable or desirable than others. We are skilled at quickly viewing one option as [...]

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