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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten', he does not say 'My men were beaten.'

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You will find the limit of strength with every new situation.

You will find the limit of strength with every new situation.
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I know precisely what honor is, Heracles. Honor is the artifice kings sell

I know precisely what honor is, Heracles. Honor is the artifice kings sell the peasants’ sons so that they may fight and die without pay. Honor is what drives a peaceful man to bloody vengeance. Honor is what drove the Celts to behead the children of the
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Digression is the soul of wit. Take the philosophic asides away from Dante,

Digression is the soul of wit. Take the philosophic asides away from Dante, Milton or Hamlet's father's ghost and what stays is dry bones.
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I’m willing to walk in darkness if it keeps humans in the light.

I’m willing to walk in darkness if it keeps humans in the light.
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Two gorgeous guys slaving in the kitchen. Doesn't get any better than this.

Two gorgeous guys slaving in the kitchen. Doesn't get any better than this.''You have low standards,' Chait grinned over his shoulder and dropped bread into the toaster. 'If I had two hot girls in my kitchen, I'd want them naked.' I stood immobile, seeing
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What makes you wise is not what you learn, but what you practice. What make

What makes you wise is not what you learn, but what you practice. What makes you wealthy is not what you earn, but what you invest. So, invest in what to practice, and practice what to invest.
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I celebrate my spirit with joy and playful abandon.

I celebrate my spirit with joy and playful abandon.
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There are but two roads that lead to an important goal and to the doing of

There are but two roads that lead to an important goal and to the doing of great things: strength and perseverance. Strength is the lot of but a few privileged men but austere perseverance harsh and continuous may be employed by the smallest of us and
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You must not hate those who do harmful things. The compassionate thing is t

You must not hate those who do harmful things. The compassionate thing is to do what you can to stop them--for they are harming themselves as well as those who suffer from their actions.
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The spectacle of what is called religion, or at any rate organised religion

The spectacle of what is called religion, or at any rate organised religion, in India and elsewhere, has filled me with horror and I have frequently condemned it and wished to make a clean sweep of it. Almost always it seemed to stand for blind belief and
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Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much gri

Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much grief." The taller one ran his finger down his sword. "A good plan. But remember, the king's instructions were to keep them alive."-from Eragon, Chapter Title: The Ra'zac's Revenge.
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For most of us, relationship with another is based on dependence, either ec

For most of us, relationship with another is based on dependence, either economic or psychological. This dependence creates fear, breeds in us possessiveness, results in friction, suspicion, frustration.
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