„Just because you are seeing divine light, experiencing waves of bliss, or conversing with Gods and Goddesses is no reason to not know your zip code.“

—  Ram Dass, book Be Here Now

Source: Be Here Now

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„Shut up, sit down, zip your mouth. Know that I am God.“

—  Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964

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„I know that there is one additional thing that I've learned and that is that what Harvard does and says has an enormous resonance that goes beyond Zip code 02138.“

—  Lawrence H. Summers Former US Secretary of the Treasury 1954

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„Every child deserves a good teacher in a good school, regardless of the zip code that they live in.“

—  Hillary Clinton American politician, senator, Secretary of State, First Lady 1947

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„The only reason I read a book is because I cannot see and converse with the man who wrote it.“

—  Woodrow Wilson American politician, 28th president of the United States (in office from 1913 to 1921) 1856 - 1924

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„Keep your honor code between you and God, you don’t break that, no matter who’s not looking. God is.“

—  Caroline Myss author from the United States 1952

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„Belief in God is the single greatest barrier to God in the Universe. It is almost a total barrier to the experience of God. When you think you have experienced God, you haven't. Experiencing God is experiencing God, and that is true religion.“

—  Werner Erhard Critical Thinker and Author 1935

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„In response to a question about what "keeps her up at night", I worry about the fact that in K-12 education I can look at your zip code and tell whether or not you're going to get a good education.“

—  Condoleezza Rice American Republican politician; U.S. Secretary of State; political scientist 1954

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„You will never see these lights
Glowing in your nights
If you don't know
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„The only qualification for knowing Divine things is to love them; to know Christ and to see the light of His revelation, we have only to aspire after a filial temper.“

—  William Adams Fellow and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford 1706 - 1789

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 230.

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