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10 inspirational quotes, part 11

Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.
Unknown

There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.
Henry Ford

The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth.
La Rochefoucauld

A good book has no ending.
R.D. Cumming

So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine,
and so much retrospect, that the path of each man’s genius contracts
itself to a very few hours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Berthold Auerbach

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcom Forbes

The impossible is often the untried.
Jim Goodwin

Deep experience is never peaceful.
Henry James

There is no more miserable human being than one
in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
William James

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  • Greg December 2, 2006, 8:23 pm

    This quote…

    “Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.”

    By far has to be the hardest to live by…

    Thanks for the thoughts.

    Greg
    http://www.gregmeares.com

  • Henrik Edberg December 8, 2006, 1:29 am

    Yep. It can be really hard to move away from that kneejerk gut-reaction to be unkind when someone is unkind to you. The best information I have found on how to go about being kind to the unkind is in Eckhart Tolle´s book “the Power of Now” and his dvd “the Flowering of Conciousness”. Pretty amazing stuff.