June 27

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

Faith and doubt both are needed — not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve. ~ Lillian Smith
There are ... some potentates I would kill by any and all means at my disposal. They are Ignorance, Superstition, and Bigotry — the most sinister and tyrannical rulers on earth. ~ Emma Goldman (born 27 June 1869)
The highest result of education is tolerance. Long ago men fought and died for their faith; but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, — the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren and their rights of conscience. Tolerance is the first principal of community; it is the spirit which conserves the best that all men think. ~ Helen Keller (born 27 June 1880)
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. ~ Helen Keller (born June 27 1880)
We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but in the use we make of them, in the imagination and courage with which we seek wisdom beyond the senses. ~ Helen Keller
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope. ~ Helen Keller
The bulk of the world’s knowledge is an imaginary construction. ~ Helen Keller (born 27 June 1880)
The lunatics end up in charge of everything. Sane, normal people don't need power trips. ~ James P. Hogan
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
~ Jacques Deval ~
Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
~ Gaston Bachelard ~
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