If you want the truth, I’ll tell you the truth

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If you want the truth, I’ll tell you the truth: Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you.
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Kabir

December 31, 1439 – 1517
Kabir was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings, according to some scholars, influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement. Many Hindu sects consider him as a reformer and great Bhakt. Kabir's verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib. His most famous writings include his dohas or couplets.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

December 31, 6 BC – 64 AD
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero.

Compassion is the basis of morality

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Compassion is the basis of morality.
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Arthur Schopenhauer

February 21, 1788 – September 20, 1860
Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Building on the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that rejected the contemporaneous ideas of German idealism. He was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Indian philosophy.

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting

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The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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Sun Tzu

December 31, 546 BC – 497 BC
Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China. Sun Tzu is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War, an influential work of military strategy that has affected both Western and East Asian philosophy and military thinking. Sun Tzu is revered in Chinese and East Asian culture as a legendary historical and military figure.

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do

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You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
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Carl Gustav Jung

July 25, 1875 – June 5, 1961
Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the famous Burghölzli hospital, under Eugen Bleuler.

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak

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Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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Sun Tzu

December 31, 546 BC – 497 BC
Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China. Sun Tzu is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War, an influential work of military strategy that has affected both Western and East Asian philosophy and military thinking. Sun Tzu is revered in Chinese and East Asian culture as a legendary historical and military figure.

Talent hits a target no one else can hit

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Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer.
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Arthur Schopenhauer

February 21, 1788 – September 20, 1860
Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Building on the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that rejected the contemporaneous ideas of German idealism. He was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Indian philosophy.

All cruelty springs from weakness

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All cruelty springs from weakness.
Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

December 31, 6 BC – 64 AD
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was later forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero.

Everything that irritates us about others can

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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Quote by Carl Gustav Jung.
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Carl Gustav Jung

July 25, 1875 – June 5, 1961
Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the famous Burghölzli hospital, under Eugen Bleuler.

In America, anyone can become president. That's the problem

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In America, anyone can become president. That's the problem.
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George Carlin

May 11, 1937 – June 21, 2008
George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic and author. Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comics of all time, he was once dubbed "the dean of counterculture comedians". He was well known for his dark comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects.