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A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.

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I can’t control your behavior; nor do I want that burden… but I will not ap

I can’t control your behavior; nor do I want that burden… but I will not apologize for refusing to be disrespected, to be lied to, or to be mistreated. I have standards; step up or step out.
Posted 3 months ago

Did you pick that out?" I asked Dimitri. Honestly, I would have expected hi

Did you pick that out?" I asked Dimitri. Honestly, I would have expected him to bend a piece of steel with his bare hands and present her with that.
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Passion is not just about the object of your focus or desires—it is the com

Passion is not just about the object of your focus or desires—it is the compelling emotion, fulfillment, and intense enthusiasm that it engenders.
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Adversity is the adventure of time.

Adversity is the adventure of time.
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Is there somebody out there? Amy, is that you?” her mother called.“No. Tell

Is there somebody out there? Amy, is that you?” her mother called.“No. Tell me this isn’t happening.” Quinn rested his forehead against hers. “Has she got a wiretap on you or something? I swear, she’s like a walking hard-on detector.”Amy bit her lip, tryi
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How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest

How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into.
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Sometimes you have to go to the bottom in order to start at the Top.

Sometimes you have to go to the bottom in order to start at the Top.
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When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and w

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not
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There is fact in every fiction and truth in every lie.

There is fact in every fiction and truth in every lie.
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As you become a better writer, the writing becomes more difficult. You toil

As you become a better writer, the writing becomes more difficult. You toil harder to tell a story in a lesser number of words.
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If you're an atheist, you know, you believe, this is the only life you're g

If you're an atheist, you know, you believe, this is the only life you're going to get. It's a precious life. It's a beautiful life. Its something we should live to the full, to the end of our days. Where if you're religious and you believe in another lif
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I did not want to tell her what happened, but I had to now. I could not sto

I did not want to tell her what happened, but I had to now. I could not stop talking because now I had started my story, it wanted to be finished. We cannot choose where to start and stop. Our stories are the tellers of us.
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