„In every community, there is work to be done.
In every nation, there are wounds to heal.
In every heart, there is the power to do it.“

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„Love overlooks a person’s faults. That’s not always easy, but love believes the best in every person. Anybody can return evil for evil, but God wants His people to help heal wounded hearts.“

—  Joel Osteen American televangelist and author 1963

Source: Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential

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„The work is done through all, if not by every one.“

—  Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810 - 1850

"Self-Poise" p. 130.
Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 (1844)
Context: The better part of wisdom is a sublime prudence, a pure and patient truth that will receive nothing it is not sure it can permanently lay to heart. Of our study there should be in proportion two-thirds of rejection to one of acceptance. And, amid the manifold infatuations and illusions of this world of emotion, a being capable of clear intelligence can do no better service than to hold himself upright, avoid nonsense, and do what chores lie in his way, acknowledging every moment that primal truth, which no fact exhibits, nor, if pressed by too warm a hope, will even indicate. I think, indeed, it is part of our lesson to give a formal consent to what is farcical, and to pick up our living and our virtue amid what is so ridiculous, hardly deigning a smile, and certainly not vexed. The work is done through all, if not by every one.

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„As a doctor I will make it my mission to heal the nation, reverse the course of Obamacare and repeal every last bit of it.“

—  Rand Paul American politician, ophthalmologist, and United States Senator from Kentucky 1963

Rand Paul Promises to Propose ‘The Largest Tax Cut in American History’ in CPAC Speech

„For every wound, the ointment of time.“

—  Sharon Kay Penman, book When Christ and His Saints Slept

Source: When Christ and His Saints Slept

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„For his heart was in his work, and the heart
Giveth grace unto every Art.“

—  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Building of the Ship

Source: The Building of the Ship (1849), Line 7.
Source: Hiawatha: The Story and Song

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„We hear every damn day about how fragile our country is — on the brink of catastrophe — torn by polarizing hate and how it’s a shame that we can’t work together to get things done, but the truth is we do.  We work together to get things done every damn day!“

—  Jon Stewart American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian 1962

Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear closing speech (2010)

„I believe that the artist is a wounded healer, that they are healing wounds of their own, and when they do that truthfully, they heal the audience.“

—  Sandra Seacat American acting teacher and actress 1936

As quoted in "The Role of Their Dreams" http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/fashion/07dreams.html?pagewanted=2 by Sarah Kershaw, in The New York Times (May 6, 2009)

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„Every nation is selfish and every nation considers its selfishness sacred.“

—  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry French writer and aviator 1900 - 1944

Toute nation est égoïste. Toute nation considère son égoïsme comme sacré.
"Letter to an American" (1944)

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„No nation is immune, and every nation has a responsibility to do its part.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

2014, Queensland University Address (November 2014)
Context: As we develop, as we focus on our econ, we cannot forget the need to lead on the global fight against climate change. [... ] Here in the Asia Pacific, nobody has more at stake when it comes to thinking about and then acting on climate change. Here, a climate that increases in temperature will mean more extreme and frequent storms, more flooding, rising seas that submerge Pacific islands. Here in Australia, it means longer droughts, more wildfires. The incredible natural glory of the Great Barrier Reef is threated. Worldwide, this past summer was the hottest on record. No nation is immune, and every nation has a responsibility to do its part. [... ] We are mindful of the great work that still has to be done on this issue. But let me say, particularly again to the young people here: Combating climate change cannot be the work of governments alone. Citizens, especially the next generation, you have to keep raising your voices, because you deserve to live your lives in a world that is cleaner and that is healthier and that is sustainable. But that is not going to happen unless you are heard. It is in the nature of things, it is in the nature of the world that those of us who start getting gray hair are a little set in our ways, that interests are entrenched -- not because people are bad people, it’s just that’s how we’ve been doing things. And we make investments, and companies start depending on certain energy sources, and change is uncomfortable and difficult. And that’s why it’s so important for the next generation to be able to step and say, no, it doesn’t have to be this way. You have the power to imagine a new future in a way that some of the older folks don’t always have.

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„I ask... What would they do if every nation had unlimited electrical power-power for the taking-power costing nothing to obtain and available to all men equally?“

—  Desmond Leslie British pilot, film maker, writer, and musician 1921 - 2001

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