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When they came to arrest the Jews, I did not say anything, because I was not Jewish.
When they came to arrest the communists, I did not say anything, because I was not a communist.
When they came to arrest the homosexuals, I did not say anything, because I was not homosexual.
When they came to arrest me, nobody was left to speak for me.
(Martin Niemöller, 1892-1984)

Because we are on a spiral, we always feel as if we and the world would move on a circle.
(Teilhard de Chardin [EXTERNAL])

There is one thing stronger than all the armies of the world
and that is an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed.
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my
voice, I can help in the greatest of all causes -- goodwill among men and peace on earth.
Albert Einstein, 1920.

Each journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

A vision without a task is but a dream.
A task without a vision is drudgery.
A vision with a task is the hope of the world.

Nobody is the whole of himself, his friends are the rest of him.
(By Nagendra, a friend from Nepal I met at YLI)

Memento mori.
(AKA: Don't take yourself too important. My opinion.)

The purpose of Life
Is To Matter, To Count,
To Stand Up For Something
To Change Things For The Better
To Have It Make A Difference That We Lived At All!

Everything that does not kill you,
makes you stronger.

Si vous avez plus peur du changement que du malheur, pas étonnant que vous soyez malheureux...
(Sent to me by a friend; Marion belisle@span.ch [E-MAIL])

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