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being Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about being
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“I’m very good at the past. It’s the present I can’t understand.”
Nick Hornby
author
High Fidelity
book
understanding
the past
the present
living
being
concepts
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“It’s no wonder we’re all such a mess, is it? We’re like Tom Hanks in Big. Little boys and girls trapped in adult bodies and forced to get on with it. ”
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“He who sees all beings in the Self and the Self in all beings, he never turns away from It (the Self).”
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“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.”
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“Forget the rest, and be your BEST.”
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“Thank you...for gracing my life with your lovely presence, for adding the sweet measure of your soul to my existence.”
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“Heaven would never be heaven without you.”
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“After a while I came to an accommodation with this and stayed alive, a pathetic denizen of a half-world that was as much of my own making as it had been of Borden’s, or so I came to believe. I went through the winter in this miserable state, a failure even at self-destruction.”
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“Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.”
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“First of all, a soul is not something that you have. It is what you are.”
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“There is no need to justify your existence. You do not need to write or preach to justify yourselves, for instance. Being is its own justification.”
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Bridget is fed up with being an only child -- it’s too quiet. If she just had a brother or a sister, she wouldn’t feel so lonely.
Bridget
character
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″‘You have good reason to be happy.’ ‘I’m so glad,’ said Maya, ‘that’s what I want to be.‘”
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“And remember this: What you are lies with you. If you are lazy, and accept your lot, you may live in it. If you are willing to work, you can write your name anywhere you choose, among the only ones who live beyond the grave in this world, the people who write books that help, make exquisite music, carve statues, paint pictures, and work for others.”
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“Tomorrow I’ll be adventurous.”
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“Tomorrow I’ll be all the things I tried to be today... and if I wasn’t one of them, I know that it’s okay.”
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“Tomorrow I’ll be all these things or at least I’ll try my best.”
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“But you could be anything you want to be, Nora. Think of all that possibility. It’s exciting.”
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“There’s no other word like it. The state of being infatuated with another person.”
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“Charlotte believed in ghosts, for after all, she had been a kind of ghost herself.”
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“I’m quite happy being what I am at the moment.”

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