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Education is not merely a mean...

Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.

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Difficulties, opposition, crit...

Difficulties, opposition, criticism-these things are meant to be overcome, and there is a special joy in facing them and in coming out on top. It is only when there is nothing but praise that life loses its charm and I begin to wonder what I should do about it.

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One can argue that in the cont...

One can argue that in the context of history a few years do not matter. But we live in an age in which every moment counts heavily and the price of delay is human lives.

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When the United Nations was bo...

When the United Nations was born it was believed to be a positive instrument for peace. From this exalted position it became an organization in which nations would at least keep talking instead of shooting. Soon it was discovered ... that words were as deadly as any weapon, and when these words had a number of interpretations they could and did lead to conflict.

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One of the great disappointmen...

One of the great disappointments of our time has been that the United States, a beacon of hope during the freedom struggles of the Asian peoples, succumbed to the views and greater colonial experience of nations grown to power in an earlier period.

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To me India is a land of beaut...

To me India is a land of beauty and generosity, of traditional hospitality and the acceptance of many cultures.

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Jail is a good experience but ...

Jail is a good experience but it has its drawbacks ... all the disadvantages of married life with none of its compensations ...

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The building of a just and pea...

The building of a just and peaceful world order, the aim of the United Nations, is hampered not by a dearth of ideas, resources, and manpower but by the lack of will on the part of governments to take the required steps ...

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Education is not merely a mean...

Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.

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"Танец будущего" Айседоры Дункан

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Айседора Дункан, великая танцовщица, жена поэта Сергея Есенина вошла в историю не просто как танцовщица, она по праву считается реформатором танца. Ее движения рождались из музыки и эти пластичные дви...