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To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. - Confucius

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. - Indira Gandhi

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

If we do not learn to live together as friends, we will die apart as fools. - Martin Luther King

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris when you are young, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. - Ernest Hemingway

Haec ego non multis, sed tibi: satis enim magnum alter alteri theatrum sumus. (I write this not to the many, but to you only, for you and I are surely enough of an audience for each other.) - Epicurus

To realize the full possibilities of this economy, we must reach beyond our own borders, to shape the revolution that is tearing down barriers and building new networks among nations and individuals, and economies and cultures: globalization. It's the central reality of our time. - Bill Clinton

When we think about the future of the world, we always have in mind its being where it would be if it continued to move as we see it moving now. We do not realize that it moves not in a straight line... and that its direction changes constantly. - Wittgenstein

Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Mahatma Gandhi