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A globalized world is by now a familiar fact of life. Building walls or moats may sound appealing, but the future belongs to those who tend to their people and then boldly engage the rest of the world, near and far.

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Life isn't about how comfortable I can be it is about learning how to get c

Life isn't about how comfortable I can be it is about learning how to get comfortable with being uncomfortable
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His own mother’s blood was mixed between her Lakota mother and a French tra

His own mother’s blood was mixed between her Lakota mother and a French trapper. His father’s family came from Scotland to escape the English. The differences weren’t a problem with his mother’s people but among his father’s there was intolerance and prej
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Perfectionism is adaptive if you are mindful of your humanhood.

Perfectionism is adaptive if you are mindful of your humanhood.
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Stalin’s Russia was a trap, in which even those running the system were cau

Stalin’s Russia was a trap, in which even those running the system were caught. The leaders were trapped by fear of Stalin and even he was trapped by his fear of their desire to be rid of him. Everything he had to eat or drink had to be tasted by one of h
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Life's generally artless, but it does get these occasional hard-ons for plo

Life's generally artless, but it does get these occasional hard-ons for plot. It connects things, nefariously, behind yor back, and before you know it you're in a final act of a lousy movie. A lousy horror-movine, usually...
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In the back of his mind, he had always wondered why — why they harbored suc

In the back of his mind, he had always wondered why — why they harbored such resentment for him. Now he had the answer, and he felt sick. He felt the bottom dropping out.
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It is not your job to convince men to like you.

It is not your job to convince men to like you.
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I grew up in a family with two very strong women, my mother and my older si

I grew up in a family with two very strong women, my mother and my older sister, and they were big influences on my life.
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Style isn't just about what you wear, it's about how you live.

Style isn't just about what you wear, it's about how you live.
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I came to Southbury because I wanted to live a more simple life. When I was

I came to Southbury because I wanted to live a more simple life. When I was a child, I saw lots of movies about happy people living in Connecticut. And ever since then, that was where I wanted to live. I thought it would be like the movies. And it really
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... she exclaimed, the innate respectability of the middle-class housewife

... she exclaimed, the innate respectability of the middle-class housewife rising impulsively to the surface through the acquired dilettantism of the 'light woman.'People who enjoyed 'picking-up' things, who admired poetry, despised sordid calculations of
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To those that are not accustomed to it the inner beauty appears as ugliness

To those that are not accustomed to it the inner beauty appears as ugliness because humanity in general inclines to the outer and knows nothing of the inner.
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