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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

To love is to recognize yourself in another. The others "otherness" then stands revealed as an illusion pertaining to the purely human realm, the realm of form. … finish reading

There is a strange race of people described as spending their lives doing things they detest, to make money they don’t want, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like. … finish reading

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