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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on anger, hatred, impossibility, selfishness, and truth

In the march toward Truth, anger, selfishness, hatred, naturally give way, for otherwise Truth would be impossible to attain.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on emptiness, hatred, life, meaning, passion, and purpose

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Empedocles on hatred, love, and time

At one time through love all things come together into one, at another time through strife's hatred, they are borne each of them apart.

Empedocles (490 - 430 BC)

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A Quote by Edward O. Sisson on children, clarity, confusion, desires, enemies, facts, generations, good, habits, hatred, ignorance, instinct, knowledge, learning, life, love, men, men and women, needs, perception, philosophy, problems, reading, remedies,

Abraham Lincoln tells somewhere that as a boy when he met an obscure or ambiguous sentence in his reading it threw him into a sort of rage. The fact is that this was simply a form of instinct for clear thinking which is found in every child and manifests itself abundantly to the perception of the good teacher. Far more important than any particular piece of knowledge, than geography or arithmetic or spelling, is this love of clearness in our mental life and instinctive hatred of confusion and obscurity. Let us learn to know what we know clearly and definitely, and also how we know it. The great intellectual need of men and women in the outer world is not so much more knowledge as it is better knowledge and better thinking. There is much philosophy in the humorist's remark, "It was never my ignorance that done me up, but the things I know'd that wasn't so." The great enemies of intellectual life are superstition, gullibility, and fallacious reasoning. A mere knowledge of facts, important as that is, is no safeguard against these. A conscious desire and resolve to think clearly is the true remedy. Our national success will depend largely upon the development of a generation of men and women who have formed a love and habit of clear thinking and who can do their part in solving the problems that confront civilized man today.

Edward O. Sisson

Source: The Essentials of Character, The Macmillan Company, 1915

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on friendship, hatred, judgment, love, and majorities

If one judges love by the majority of its effects, it is more like hatred than like friendship.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: his book, Les Maximes

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A Quote by Coventry Patmore on hatred, honor, love, and world

Let me love Thee so that the honour, riches, and pleasures of the world may seem unworthy even of hatred - may not even be encumbrances.

Coventry Patmore

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A Quote by Catherine Marshall on appreciation, conflict, education, evil, existence, freedom, friendship, good, government, greed, happiness, hatred, idealism, ignorance, individuality, lies, life, lust, niceness, optimism, pain, people, philosophy, pove

Without realizing what was happening, most of us gradually came to take for granted the premises underlying the philosophy of optimism. We proceeded to live these propositions, though we would not have stated them as blandly as I set them forth here: Man is inherently good. Individual man can carve out his own salvation with the help of education and society through progressively better government. Reality and values worth searching for lie in the material world that science is steadily teaching us to analyze, catalogue, and measure. While we do not deny the existence of inner values, we relegate them to second place. The purpose of life is happiness, [which] we define in terms of enjoyable activity, friends, and the accumulation of material objects. The pain and evil of life - such as ignorance, poverty, selfishness, hatred, greed, lust for power - are caused by factors in the external world; therefore, the cure lies in the reforming of human institutions and the bettering of environmental conditions. As science and technology remove poverty and lift from us the burden of physical existence, we shall automatically become finer persons, seeing for ourselves the value of living the Golden Rule. In time, the rest of the world will appreciate the demonstration that the American way of life is best. They will then seek for themselves the good life of freedom and prosperity. This will be the greatest impetus toward an end of global conflict. The way to get along with people is to beware of religious dictums and dogma. The ideal is to be a nice person and to live by the Creed of Tolerance. Thus we offend few people. We live and let live. This is the American Way.

Catherine Marshall

Source: Beyond Ourselves

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on greed, hatred, passion, fire, shark, snare, folly, and torrent

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipata‎ - Page 88 by F. Max Müller

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on eternity, hatred, love, not-hatred, old rule, and ancient

For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time, hatred ceases by not-hatred, this is the old rule

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The gospel of Buddha By Paul Carus, v. 37

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on defeat, hatred, ideas, life, misery, peace, and victory

A victor only breeds hatred, while a defeated man lives in misery, but a man at peace within lives happily, abandoning up ideas of victory and defeat.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, p. 201

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