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Retro Quote – Jalal al-Din Rumi

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”

Jalal al-Din Rumi

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Retro Quote – Miguel De Cervantes

“Love not what you are, but what you may become.”

Miguel De Cervantes

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Retro Quote – Charles Baudelaire

“Strangeness is the indispensable condiment of all beauty.”

Charles Baudelaire

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Retro Quote – Tennessee Williams

“What is straight?  A line can be straight, or a street.  But the human heart?  Oh, no.  It’s curved like a road through the mountains.”

Tennessee Williams

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Retro Quote – John Milton

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”

John Milton

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Retro Quote – Lyndon B. Johnson

“If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology.  We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created not just as it looked when we got through with it.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

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Retro Quote – Mark Victor Hansen

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect.  There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions.  So what?  Get started now.  With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”

Mark Victor Hansen

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Retro Quote – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.”

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Retro Quote – Paul Tillich

“Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.”

Paul Tillich

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Retro Quote – Henry Van Dyke

“Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.”

Henry Van Dyke

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