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Topic: self-help

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“That [melancholy] is a bad disease. One has to bear with such persons and suffer; but they themselves more than anyone else.”

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“I feel as stupid as a turkey.”

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“Sadness is very hurtful for you, so do not indulge in it, crying like a baby to whom they have not given any candy.”

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“Treat yourself as you treat others, with kindness and indulgence.”

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“Detach yourself from yourself, my child, but gently, with that sweetness which is the distinctive mark of the spirit of God and not with that harshness which is the mark of yours.”

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“We are never hypocrites when we do not intend to be; hence, you must not exaggerate anything. You are bad enough without making yourself worse than you are.”

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“Try to bear everything from others without making them bear anything from you.”

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“In short, when you have committed a fault, disavow it before God; ask [God's] pardon, promise to do better in the future. Make a good act of love, and after that, go your way as though nothing had happened.”

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“Oh, how good a thing is silence.”

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“Another means for preserving peace is to let little things pass without noticing them.”

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“As soon as you commit a fault, be sorry, rise again and go on with confidence and love.”

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“My heart is so oppressed I no longer have the strength to pour out my soul.”

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“A good spirit reigns in our house...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin