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All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam,
by Abdurrahman Wahid

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam,
which teaches one to be lenient towards others and
to understand their value systems,
knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I am a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I don't talk in ifs.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

 

Well, the most important thing about Islam is that
we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam.
The first one is the institution of Islam...
second, the culture of Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

I do not like violence.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

If we cling to the institution of Islam,
then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it,
so because of this we see now that many people are defending states,
defending territories, defending everything institutional
in the belief that they defend Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

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Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul,
is too good to be believed.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

During life, none of us is 100% open to Spirit -
we have too much ego to do that.
Only at death do we give up our ego and completely open to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde


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