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A library should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectation.

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.

We will not have peace by afterthought.

Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.

Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery always is.

People are never more insecure than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams.

History is a vast early warning system.

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.

Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects.

My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason.

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