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Writing and Writers Quotes

Writing: to put words to paper (or computer screen) is a kind of communication where one expresses thoughts and another reads and responds. What have some writers and others said about the work of writing?

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Risk Quotes

It takes courage, or foolhardiness, to take risks in life. Not taking any risks often means no success at all. What have some wise thinkers said about risk?

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Reverence for Life Quotes

Albert Schweitzer was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his Reverence for Life philosophy. What was that philosophy? What did Schweitzer and others say about it? Here are a few…

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Purpose Quotes

What is the purpose of life? of your life? of what you are working on? These eternal questions have occupied some of the wisest minds. Here are some inspiring and…

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Leadership Quotes

Leading others has been a role in human groups since before history began. Is leadership learned or inborn? Is it best done by exercising power and force, or by cooperation…

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Humanity Quotes

Here you'll find quotations about humanity as a collective whole, about the quality of humanity in how we act, and about what makes us human.

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Humanism Quotes

Humanism as a philosophy and life stance is grounded in the idea that people are capable of making ethical decisions, and that people are responsible for their actions. In the…

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Kindness Quotes

To be kind is to be considerate, friendly, and compassionate towards others. It can be simply expressing a warm positive attitude, or it can be to share words of encouragement,…

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Dissent Quotes

To dissent is to express a different opinion, or to challenge established beliefs or norms. In democracy, dissent is protected, so that there can be a free exchange of ideas…

Patriotism Quotes

Patriotism is support of and devotion to one's country. For some, that means asserting one's country can do no wrong. For others, it means to work to make the country…

Prejudice Quotes

Prejudices, meaning prejudgments, are beliefs and attitudes that people have, often towards members of a particular group. Prejudices can be both positive and negative. Prejudices are usually unconscious and may…

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Uniqueness Quotes

No two living beings are exactly the same. We are formed out of different pasts, both biologically and experientially. We can celebrate or deny our differences, and we can ignore…