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The Golden Rule

The basic ethical principle of empathetic reciprocity -- in one form, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" -- appears in many different religions and philosophies.…

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Emotion Quotes

Emotions are complex psychological states that involve feelings, physiological changes, and cognitions. Emotions are a natural response to internal or external stimuli and are essential to human functioning. Emotions shape…

Solitude Quotes

Solitude, being alone with one's self, can be time for reflection and recharge, or it can be a time of loneliness. See what some writers and others have said about…

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Commitment Quotes

The root of "commitment" is about joining with others, engaging, giving your trust, sending with a purpose. To be committed is to be dedicated to a purpose, cause, or action.…

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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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Community Quotes

Quotations about building, maintaining, and being in community. People are essentially social beings, and so people tend to build communities that share common interests, locations, or goals. Community also carries…

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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…