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Marriage Quotes

Marriage is a human institution found in every known society. The forms and expectations change with culture and over time. Today's marriage, as expressed by many writers, requires love, respect,…

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Bleeding Heart Quotes

The association of compassion with a bleeding heart can be attributed to the visual imagery it evokes. A bleeding heart suggests a deep emotional connection and a willingness to feel…

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Anger Quotes

Anger is a powerful emotion that can often alert us to danger and move us to action. Anger can also cloud our judgment and lead to regrettable actions. Throughout history,…

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Family Quotes

The families we live in are our primary relationships. These quotations about family life and families explore what family means to us, including how it's changing or needs to change.

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Indifference Quotes

Indifference is a state of apathy or lack of concern about something or someone. It can manifest in personal relationships, social issues, and politics. At work, indifference is a lack…

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Beliefs and Believing Quotes

Beliefs shape our perspectives and guide our actions. A belief is not just something we think, it is an idea we are committed to (the word comes from be+"love"). We…

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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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Joy Quotes

Joy -- that state of delight or gladness or exuberance that is full of pleasure and satisfaction. What brings us joy? These quotes give us a taste of what others…

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Beloved Community Quotes

Josiah Royce first used the term “The Beloved Community” to describe a condition of reconciliation. Royce also founded the Fellowship of Reconciliation, of which the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member. King popularized the term. The Beloved Community was not meant to be a vision of a heaven in the clouds, but a practical possibility humanity could create, on earth, as a spiritual goal. In Beloved Community, love and justice rule, people of all identities are equal and included, and conflict is solved by nonviolent means of reconciliation.

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Grief Quotes

Grief is a natural state of sadness when we lose a loved one, or have any loss of that magnitude. What have authors and wise people through the ages said…

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Friendship Quotes

Friendship is the art and craft of making and keeping friends, of nurturing a mutual relationship with another human being. Friends are comrades in the journey of life, providing support,…

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Love Quotes

Love is a central fact of human life, both a feeling and an action.  Love puts a priority on the well-being of another. Love can include romantic love, the love…