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March 2, 2018 § 1 Comment

“Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.”  —  Ambrose Bierce

“There is, however, a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.”  —  Edmund Burke

“It is easy finding reasons why other folks should be patient.”  —  George Eliot

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“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.”  —  Thich Nhat Hanh

“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can.”  —  Thomas Merton

“When death, the great Reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.”  —  George Eliot

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