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Only when God was said to have died did various leaders,
by John Ralston Saul

Only when God was said to have died did various leaders,
professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors.
- John Ralston Saul

Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy.
- John Ralston Saul

Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.
- John Ralston Saul

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell
if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.
- John Ralston Saul

 

Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney.
Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx,
delivered on his promise.
- John Ralston Saul

If allowed to run free of the social system,
capitalism will attempt to corrupt and undermine democracy,
which is after all not a natural state.
- John Ralston Saul

Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars,
a deadweight in any civil economy.
- John Ralston Saul

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Everyone has an equal right to inequality.
- John Ralston Saul

Anglo Saxons: To blame for everything.
- John Ralston Saul

A Big Mac - the communion wafer of consumption.
- John Ralston Saul

Either God is alive, in which case he'll deal with us as he sees fit.
Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive,
it being unlikely that he died of old age.
- John Ralston Saul

Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting
the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance.
The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
- John Ralston Saul

Money is not real.
It is a conscious agreement on measuring value.
- John Ralston Saul

Nothing is absolute, with the debatable exceptions
of this statement and death.
- John Ralston Saul

Dictionary - opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order.
- John Ralston Saul

Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited
by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.
- John Ralston Saul

The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort
of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt.
- John Ralston Saul

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

To be what we are,
and to become what we are capable of becoming,
is the only end in life.
- Baruch Spinoza

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

I can only wonder what treasure awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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