The world we see, that seems so insane, is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.

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Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking.

To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate someone else's type of thinking.

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do just for practice.

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.

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    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

    People are people and sometimes we change our minds.

    People are people and sometimes we change our minds.

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