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Die #CDU spricht sich für eine #Frauenquote aus - prompt gibt es Widerstand aus den eigenen Reihen.

Unsere #Karikatur der Woche von Gerhard Mester.
#Politik #Gleichstellung #Gleichberechtigung #Frauen #Gender #Quote #Comic #Kari #Satire #Humor
 
#quote from the comments

"An ER doctor from California said his hospital had a year's worth of #suicide attempts in 4 weeks. "
 
#quote onawah:

A surgeon or hospital worker in an infectious environment is one thing, but those who work in hospitals know they cannot wear masks for long periods of time without suffering consequences to their health, and that is well known.

But when has virtually the entire population of the world been instructed to wear a mask for long periods of time every day when in public and to keep 6 feet apart from others at all times?

When have people all over the world been forbidden to be out in the sun in public parks and beaches and other places where there is practically no chance of communicating a virus?

Why are people forbidden to worship in their churches, but allowed to shop in big stores and in bars?

When have businesses and schools been completely closed down and people refused health care unless they have virus- like symptoms?

This is unprecedented and totally unnatural, and there is still no end in sight to these unlawful restrictions.
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Every game ever invented by mankind, is a way of making things hard for the fun of it. The great fun, of course, is in making the hard look easy.
John Ciardi (1916-1986) American poet, writer, critic
An Introduction to Literature: How does a poem mean? (1959)

#quote #quotation #game #competition #difficulty #fun #enjoyment #performance
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An Introduction to Literature: How does a poem mean? (1959)
 
#quote

Bonny Pearce
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My father told me. 'When you get old you become invisible' I didn't understand him at the time, but I do now!
 
Short absence quickens love; long absence kills it.
Victor de Riqueti, Marquis de Mirabeau (1715-1786) French economist
(Attributed)

#quote #quotation #love #absence #distance #apart
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(Attributed)
 
What stuck in the minds of these men who had become murderers was simply the notion of being involved in something historic, grandiose, unique (“a great task that occurs once in two thousand years”), which must therefore be difficult to bear. This was important, because the murderers were not sadists or killers by nature; on the contrary, a systematic effort was made to weed out all those who derived physical pleasure from what they did. […] Hence the problem was how to overcome not so much their conscience as the animal pity by which all normal men are affected in the presence of physical suffering. The trick used by Himmler — who apparently was rather strongly afflicted by these instinctive reactions himself — was very simple and probably very effective; it consisted in turning these instincts around, as it were, in directing them toward the self. So that instead of saying: What horrible things I did to people!, the murderers would be able to say: What horrible things I had to watch in the pursuance of my duties, how heavily the task weigh
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What makes earth feel like Hell is our expectation that it should feel like Heaven.
Chuck Palahniuk (b. 1962) American novelist and freelance journalist
Damned, ch. 1 (2011)

#quote #quotation #hell #heaven #earth #expectations #life #disappointment
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Damned, ch. 1 (2011)
 
Pessimism about man serves to maintain the status quo. It is a luxury for the affluent, a sop to the guilt of the politically inactive, a comfort to those who continue to enjoy the amenities of privilege.
Leon Eisenberg (1922-2009) American psychiatrist and medical educator
“The Human Nature of Human Nature,” Science (14 Apr 1972)

#quote #quotation #pessimism #cynicism #elections #motivation #statusquo #privilege #politics
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“The Human Nature of Human Nature,” Science (14 Apr 1972)
 
In artful boasting, one states all the information necessary to impress people, but keeps the facts decently clothed in the language of humility.
Judith Martin (b. 1938) American author, journalist [a.k.a. Miss Manners]
Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior: Freshly Updated (2005)

#quotation #quote #boasting #bragging #humility
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Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior: Freshly Updated (2005)
 
Is not short paine well borne, that brings long ease,
And layes the soule to sleepe in quiet grave?
Sleepe after toyle, port after stormie seas,
Ease after warre, death after life, does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser (c. 1552-1599) English poet
The Faerie Queene, Book 1, Canto 9, st. 40 (1589-96)

#quote #quotation #rest #pain #surcease #RIP #death #grave #peace
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The Faerie Queene, Book 1, Canto 9, st. 40 (1589-96)
 
It is not the idea as such which the censor attacks, whether it be heresy or radicalism or obscenity. He attacks the circulation of the idea among the classes which in his judgment are not to be trusted with the idea.
Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) American journalist and author
Men of Destiny, ch. 8 “The Nature of the Battle Over Censorship,” sec. 2 (1927)

#quotation #quote #censorship #censor #elitism #heresy #radical #obscenity #paternalism
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Men of Destiny, ch. 8 “The Nature of the Battle Over Censorship,” sec. 2 (1927)
 
More gold has been mined from the brains of men than has ever been taken from the earth.
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American author, motivational writer
Think and Grow Rich (1937)

#quotation #quote #value #worth #thought #ideas #creativity #innovation
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Think and Grow Rich (1937)
 
Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself, — that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
James A. Garfield (1831-1881) US President (1881), lawyer, lay preacher, educator
“Elements of Success,” speech at Spencerian Business College, Washington, DC (29 Jun 1869)

#quote #quotation #job #advancement #promotion #ability #potential
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“Elements of Success,” speech at Spencerian Business College, Washington, DC (29 Jun 1869)
 



"You are the peace in silence.
You are the silence in peace.
You are the light of consciousness revealing all.
You are the perceiving love, devoid of objective identity.
You are the wisdom and love
that shines from the source of existence.
You are Unborn Awareness Self."
 
Today... It's called INO-4800, and yes it will be using #Luciferase. Either Trump has been duped to believe that it's not by Baal & Malicious Geightz of Hell Foundation (acting as CEPI - look up who funds CEPI) or #Trump is truly #evil. This is the sand in the line for me.

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Bill #Gates — the Power Behind the #WHO Throne — Palled Around With# Epstein and Flew His #Lolita Express
I certainly hope they execute justice immediately.... Baal Geightz truly needs to go down, and executed as well as his #baby #blood drinking and infant flesh feasting husband Malicious.
 
All State propaganda exalts comradeship, for it is this gregarious herd-sense and herd-smell which keeps people from thinking and so reconsiles them to the destruction of their private lives.
Cyril Connolly (1903-1974) English intellectual, literary critic and writer.
“Ecce Gubernator,” The Unquiet Grave (1945)

#quote #quotation #propaganda #comrade #totalitarianism #state #herd #solidarity #tribalism
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“Ecce Gubernator,” The Unquiet Grave (1945)
 
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There are three things which are real: God, human folly, and laughter. Since the first two pass our comprehension, we must do what we can with the third.
Aubrey Menen (1912-1989) English writer
Rama Retold (1954)

#quotation #quote #reality #God #folly #humannature #laughter #humor #understanding #ineffable
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MAME: Yes! Life is a banquet, and most poor sons-of-bitches are starving to death! Live!
Jerome Lawrence (1915-2004) American playwright and author [b. Jerome Lawrence Schwartz]
Auntie Mame, Act 2, sc. 6 (1956) [with Robert E. Lee]

#quote #quotation #life #carpediem #plenty #experience #life #opportunity #enjoyment #gusto
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Auntie Mame, Act 2, sc. 6 (1956) [with Robert E. Lee]
 
I told him that, thank God, under our constitution there was no connection between Church and State, and that in my action as President of the U.S. I recognized no distinction of creeds in my appointments to office.
James K. Polk (1795-1849) American lawyer, politician, US President (1845-1849)
Diary entry (14 Oct 1846)

#quotation #quote #constitution #freedomofreligion #churchandstate #president
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Diary entry (14 Oct 1846)
 
Ignorance iz the wet nuss of prejudice.

[Ignorance is the wet nurse of prejudice.]
Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Everybody’s Friend, Or; Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor, “Puddin and Milk” (1874)

#quotation #quote #ignorance #prejudice #bias
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Everybody’s Friend, Or; Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor, “Puddin and Milk” (1874)
 
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All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescapably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously, but often deliberately, propaganda.

As commentary on the above, we add, that when artists or art critics make the assertion that art excludes propaganda, what they are saying is that their kind of propaganda is art, and other kinds of propaganda are not art. Orthodoxy is my doxy, and heterodoxy is the other fellow’s doxy.
Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) American writer, journalist, activist, politician
Mammonart, ch. 2 “Who Owns the Artists?” (1925)

#quote #quotation #meaning #message #propaganda #art #artist #writing #painting #sculpting #music
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So it is not a matter of whether it is possible to attain Buddhahood, or if it is possible to make a tile a jewel. But just to work, just to live in this world with this understanding is the most important point, and that is our practice. That is true zazen.
Shunryū Suzuki (1905-1971) Japanese Zen Buddhist master
Lecture in Los Altos, California (1 Sep 1967)

#quote #quotation #zen #existence #meaningoflife #live #carpediem
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Lecture in Los Altos, California (1 Sep 1967)
 
THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated.
– Thomas Paine



#Quote #ThomasPaine #Poetry #Freedom #Liberty #Soul #Q #qAnon #WWG1WGA
 
My person was hideous and my stature gigantic. What did this mean? Who was I? What was I? Whence did I come? What was my destination? These questions continually recurred, but I was unable to solve them.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) English novelist
Frankenstein, ch. 14 (1818)

#quotation #quote #identity #selfawareness #destiny #origin #existence
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Frankenstein, ch. 14 (1818)
 
She’s adorn’d
Amply that in her husband’s eye looks lovely —
The truest mirror that an honest wife
Can see her beauty in!
John Tobin (1770-1804) British playwright
The Honey Moon, Act 3, sc. 4 (1805)

#quotation #quote #beauty #husband #wife #perspective #mirror
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The Honey Moon, Act 3, sc. 4 (1805)
 
I probably differ from most people, who believe in Belief, and are only sorry they cannot swallow even more than they do. My law-givers are Erasmus and Montaigne, not Moses and St. Paul.
E. M. Forster (1879-1970) English novelist, essayist, critic, librettist [Edward Morgan Forster]
“What I Believe,” The Nation (16 Jul 1938)

#quote #quotation #belief #skepticism #reason
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“What I Believe,” The Nation (16 Jul 1938)
 
And just as the law in civilized countries assumes that the voice of conscience tells everybody, “Thou shalt not kill,” even though man’s natural desires and inclinations may at times be murderous, so the law of Hitler’s land demanded that the voice of conscience tell everybody: “Thou shalt kill,” although the organizers of the massacres knew full well that murder is against the normal desires and inclinations of most people. Evil in the Third Reich had lost the quality by which most people recognize it — the quality of temptation.
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) German-American philosopher, political theorist
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, ch. 8 (1963)

#quotation #quote #law #conscience #murder #killing #Holocaust #temptation
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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, ch. 8 (1963)
 
I’d rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.

[Prefiero morir de pie que vivir de rodillas.]
Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919) Mexican revolutionary, reformer [Emiliano Zapata Salazar]
(Attributed)

#quotation #quote #death #slavery #surrender #struggle #death #honor
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(Attributed)
 
It happens sometimes that two opposite tendencies flourish together, deriving strength from a sense of the danger with which each is threatened by the popularity of the other. Where the antagonism is not absolute, each may gain by being compelled to recognise the strong points in the rival position. In a serious controversy the right is seldom or never all on one side; and in the normal course of events both theories undergo some modification through the influence of their opponents, until a compromise, not always logically defensible, brings to an end the acute stage of the controversy.
William Ralph Inge (1860-1954) English prelate [Dean Inge]
“Institutionalism and Mysticism” (1914), Outspoken Essays: First Series (1914)

#quotation #quote #belief #correctness #dialectic #philosophy #controversy #conflict #compromise
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“Institutionalism and Mysticism” (1914), Outspoken Essays: First Series (1914)
 
It costs me never a stab nor squirm
To tread by chance upon a worm.
“Aha, my little dear,” I say,
“Your clan will pay me back some day.”
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) American writer
“Thoughts for a Sunshiny Morning,” New Yorker (3 Apr 1927)

#quote #quotation #worm #death #mortality #circleoflife
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“Thoughts for a Sunshiny Morning,” New Yorker (3 Apr 1927)
 
True is, that whilome that good poet sayd,
The gentle minde by gentle deeds is knowne:
For a man by nothing is so well bewrayd,
As by his manners.
Edmund Spenser (c. 1552-1599) English poet
The Faerie Queene, Book 6, Canto 3, st. 1 (1589-96)

#quote #quotation #gentle #manners #actions #deeds
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The Faerie Queene, Book 6, Canto 3, st. 1 (1589-96)
 
#interesating #quote from Avalon

"Most evidence would say the British Empire is not the same as the Jesuit one even into the twentieth century.

To paraphrase Quigley on 19th century Synarchy that did not yet have a "system", there was, mysteriously enough, a secret society called Cecil Rhodes’ Secret Society, to serve as a form of religious brotherhood based on the Jesuit model, and was to be devoted to the extension of the British Empire across the globe.

So it was "based" on them, it was not them taking over England--nor was there a global system:

When Rhodes died in 1902, the leadership of the society passed largely to [Alfred]Milner, who shared the same goal as Rhodes of creating a truly global empire, which would be brought about by “secret political and economic influence behind the scenes and by control of journalistic, educational and propaganda agencies”.

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Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864) English writer and poet
Imaginary Conversations, “Dialogues of Literary Men,” ch. 29 “Martin and Jack” (1824-29)

#quotation #quote #religion #demomination #sect #competition #marketplaceofideas
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Imaginary Conversations, “Dialogues of Literary Men,” ch. 29 “Martin and Jack” (1824-29)
 
The brain is only three pounds of blood, dream, and electricity, and yet from that mortal stew come Beethoven’s sonatas. Dizzy Gillespie’s jazz. Audrey Hepburn’s wish to spend the last month of her life in Somalia, saving children.
Diane Ackerman (b. 1948) American poet, author, naturalist
A Natural History of Love, “Brain-Stem Sonata: The Neurophysiology of Love” (1994)

#quotation #quote #brain #biology #materialism #self #humanity
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A Natural History of Love, “Brain-Stem Sonata: The Neurophysiology of Love” (1994)
 
For the Communists offer one precious, fatal boon: they take away the sense of sin. It may or may not be debatable whether a man can live without God; but, if it were possible, we should pass a law forbidding a man to live without the sense of sin.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) American journalist.
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins & Monuments of the Thirties, ch. 1 “The Sheltered Life” (1955)

#quote #quotation #sin #conscience #morality #religion #shame #amorality
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Part of Our Time: Some Ruins & Monuments of the Thirties, ch. 1 “The Sheltered Life” (1955)
 
Ah, it’s a lovely thing to know a thing or two.

[Ah, la belle chose que de savoir quelque chose.]
Molière (1622-1673) French playwright, actor [stage name for Jean-Baptiste Poquelin]
The Bourgeois Gentleman [Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme], Act 2, sc. 4 [M. Jourdain] (1670)

#quotation #quote #knowledge #education #learning

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The Bourgeois Gentleman [Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme], Act 2, sc. 4 [M. Jourdain] (1670)
 
It is strange that we sort the wheat from the chaff and the unfit from the fit in war, but we do not excuse evil men from the service of the state.

[ἄτοπον ἔφη τοῦ μὲν σίτου τὰς αἴρας ἐκλέγειν καὶ ἐν τῷ πολέμῳ τοὺς ἀχρείους, ἐν δὲ πολιτείᾳ τοὺς πονηροὺς μὴ παραιτεῖσθαι]
Antisthenes (c. 445 - c. 365 BC) Greek Cynic philosopher
Fragment 104 [tr. Laurén]

#quotation #quote #politics #evil #scoundrel #government
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Fragment 104 [tr. Laurén]
 
Work is the greatest thing in the world — so we should save some of it for to-morrow.
Don Herold (1889-1966) American humorist, cartoonist, author
So Human, Epigraph (1924)

#quote #quotation #work #procrastination #sloth #tomorrow #manana
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So Human, Epigraph (1924)
 
The love of money as a possession — as distinguished from the love of money as a means to the enjoyment and realities of life — will be recognized for what it is, a somewhat disgusting morbidity, one of those semi-criminal, semi-pathological propensities which one hands over with a shudder to the specialists in mental disease.
John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) English economist
“Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren,” Nation and Athenaeum (11 and 18 Oct 1930)

#quote #quotation #money #greed #avarice #miser
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“Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren,” Nation and Athenaeum (11 and 18 Oct 1930)
 
The miser iz a riddle. What he possesses he haint got, and what he leaves behind him he never had.

[The miser is a riddle. What he possesses he hasn’t got, and what he leaves behind him he never had.]
Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Everybody’s Friend, Or; Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor, “Puddin and Milk” (1874)

#quote #quotation #wealth #miser #greed #avarice #possessions
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Everybody’s Friend, Or; Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor, “Puddin and Milk” (1874)
 
I intend to do what little one man can do to awaken the public conscience, and in the meantime I am not frightened by your menaces. I am not a giant physically; I shrink from pain and filth and vermin and foul air, like any other man of refinement; also, I freely admit, when I see a line of a hundred policemen with drawn revolvers flung across a street to keep anyone from coming onto private property to hear my feeble voice, I am somewhat disturbed in my nerves. But I have a conscience and a religious faith, and I know that our liberties were not won without suffering, and may be lost again through our cowardice. I intend to do my duty to my country.
Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) American writer, journalist, activist, politician
Letter to the Louis D. Oaks, Los Angeles Chief of Police (17 May 1923)

#quote #quotation #union #labor #police #determination #liberty
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Letter to the Louis D. Oaks, Los Angeles Chief of Police (17 May 1923)
 
Respectfulness, without the rules of propriety, becomes laborious bustle; carefulness, without the rules of propriety, becomes timidity; boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination; straightforwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness.
Confucius (551-479 BC) Chinese philosopher [Ku'ng Ch'iu / King Qiu, Ku'ng Fu-tzu / Kong Fuzi]
The Analects [Lun Yü], 8.2 (6th C. BC) [ed. Lao-Tse, tr. Legge (1930)]

#quotation #quote #propriety #ritual #virtue #vice
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The Analects [Lun Yü], 8.2 (6th C. BC) [ed. Lao-Tse, tr. Legge (1930)]
 
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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things can not be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer [pseud. of Samuel Clemens]
The Innocents Abroad, “Conclusion” (1869)

#quote #quotation #travel #experience #insularity #prejudice #bigotry
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#Quote Posted by Constance
"In order to transcend all the duality that exists around All Lives Matter vs Black Lives Matter and all the dross contained within that false state of reality, I would infinitely prefer to say, "Honour all beings".

And this is because when we honour all beings, we are honouring the spiritual first. When we honour the spiritual, or the 'spirit-in-u-all' first, we are also honouring the infinite, spiritual, multidimensional, cosmic, universal nature of our beings. When the spiritual does not come first, we are not honouring who we truly are."
 
One great secret of the art of politics all over the world is never to push evil or beneficial measures to that point where resistance commences on the part of the governed.
Edwin Percy Whipple 1819-1886) American essayist and critic
“Character” (1857), Character and Characteristic Men (1866)

#quote #quotation #politics #government #change #policy #resistance
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“Character” (1857), Character and Characteristic Men (1866)
 
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