The main battlefield of good is not the open ground of the publis arena, but the small clearing of each heart.
("Life of Pi")
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The individual soul touches upon the world soul like a well reaches for the water table. That which sustains the universe beyond thought and language, and that which is at the core of us and struggles for expression, is the same thing. The finite within the infinite, the infinite within the finite.
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