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A game one of my sisters will play with me in my first year of being alive is called Good Baby, Bad Baby. This consists of being told I am a good baby until I smile and laugh, then being told I am a bad baby until I burst into tears. This training will stand me in good stead all through my life.

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Women's art though created in solitude wells up out of community. There i

Women's art though created in solitude wells up out of community. There is clearly both enormous hunger for the work thus being diffused and an explosion of creative energy bursting through the coercive choicelessness of the system on whose boundari
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No sooner is it a little calmer with me than it is almost too calm as thou

No sooner is it a little calmer with me than it is almost too calm as though I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy
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When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the

When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the team is great, but aspire to be the guy who owns the team. I've always told my son: most of the guys on the team will end up bankrupt with bum knees, but not the guy who owns that
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Sin bites bitter. But oh, the sweet taste of salvation, that stirs the spir

Sin bites bitter. But oh, the sweet taste of salvation, that stirs the spirit!
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Surround yourself with music. Just be sure to turn the radio on.

Surround yourself with music. Just be sure to turn the radio on.
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It’s not the obviousness or the complexity of the things that’s deftly delu

It’s not the obviousness or the complexity of the things that’s deftly deluding mankind. It’s man himself.
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If you don't believe in yourself, who will?' ~Maybeck

If you don't believe in yourself, who will?' ~Maybeck
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We live in a world where we give our pounds to those who have too much and

We live in a world where we give our pounds to those who have too much and our pennies to those who have too little
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Why shouldn’t your curiosity about the world be rewarded?

Why shouldn’t your curiosity about the world be rewarded?
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I had a whole evening planned. I was hoping to sweep you off your feet. Lik

I had a whole evening planned. I was hoping to sweep you off your feet. Like those guys in your stupid books.
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The universe, which is not merely the stars and the moon and the planets, f

The universe, which is not merely the stars and the moon and the planets, flowers, grass and trees, but other people, has evolved no terms for your existence, has made no room for you, and if love will not swing wide the gates, no other power will or can.
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A feistiness of spirit girds us in the most treacherous of moments. A metam

A feistiness of spirit girds us in the most treacherous of moments. A metamorphosis of spirit often occurs after a person conscientiously surveys the resultant outcome of surviving a momentous ordeal and they transfigure personal heartache into a magnanim
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