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  • There is no substitute for the home. Its foundation is as ancient as the world, and its mission has been ordained of God from the earliest times. There can be no genuine happiness separate and apart from the home, and every effort made to sanctify and preserve its influence is uplifting to those who toil and sacrifice for its establishment. There is no happiness without service and there is no greater service than that which converts the home into a divine institution which promotes and preserves family life.
    (Joseph F. Smith)
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  • Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.
    (Michael Stipe)
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  • This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.
    (Roma Downey)
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  • Like the musician, the painter, the poet, and the rest, the true lover of flowers is born, not made. And he is born to happiness in this vale of tears, to a certain amount of the purest joy that earth can giver her children, joy that is tranquil, innocent, uplifting, unfailing.
    (Celia Thaxter)
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  • It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
    (Thomas Aquinas)
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  • Christianity is the greatest civilizing, moulding, uplifting power on this globe.
    (Mark Hopkins)
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  • We have taught our people to use prayer too much as a means of comfort not in the original and heroic sense of uplifting, inspiring, strengthening, but in the more modern and baser sense of soothing sorrow, dulling pain, and drying tears the comfort of the cushion, not the comfort of the Cross.
    (G. A. Studdert Kennedy)
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  • Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed at uplifting human stature.
    (Jack Miller)
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  • In uplifting, get underneath.
    (George Ade)
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  • It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.
    (Ian Mcewan)
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  • Uplifting traditions ... that promote love for Deity and unity in families and among people are especially important.
    (Donald L. Hallstrom)
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  • Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripen grain, I am the gentle autumn's rain, When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the soft star that shines at night, Do not stand at my grave and cry. I am not there I did not die.
    (Joan L Dawson Evans)
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  • I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.
    (Ben Kingsley)
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  • The highest grossing films have great, moral messages - not dirty, base themes, so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies.
    (Morgan Brittany)
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  • I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending.
    (Tom Hooper)
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