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"Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival."

— Dalai Lama

Simple religion

"My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness."

— Dalai Lama

Hope's daughters

"Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are."

— Augustine of Hippo


"When we can take off our masks, we will see our brothers and sisters, whom we have mistakenly identified as the enemy."

— Danna Beal

Habits of the poor

"Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed."

— Herman Melville

Harper's new monthly magazine, Volume 9, Issues 49-54

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