“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs. We are, and must be, one and all, burdened with faults in this world: but the time will soon come when, I trust, we shall put them off in putting off our corruptible bodies; when debasement and sin will fall from us with this cumbrous frame of flesh, and only the spark of the spirit will remain, the impalpable principle of light and thought, pure as when it left the Creator to inspire the creature: whence it came it will return…” 83 more words
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“Black, white, red, yellow-these are all arbitrary nuisances that do not represent much when describing a person. Whether or not a person is in their natural form-a part of a whole-nucleus within a whole ecological system-is much more descriptive than any color combination of white, black, red, or yellow will ever be.