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A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

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Wasn't it what her father always warned her about? Don't jump off a bridge

Wasn't it what her father always warned her about? Don't jump off a bridge because a cute guy tells you to?
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I'm sixty-five but if there were fifteen months in every year I'd only be

I'm sixty-five but if there were fifteen months in every year I'd only be forty-eight.
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Never trust a mirror,' his mother had told him. 'They never tell the truth

Never trust a mirror,' his mother had told him. 'They never tell the truth unless you make them.
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Be just the balm you need to heal what ails you

Be just the balm you need to heal what ails you
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Lore is my favorite kind of story. Because it's not only historical, it's a

Lore is my favorite kind of story. Because it's not only historical, it's a lie everyone knows is a lie but tells anyway. I love that. Of course every story I tell is true. Completely true. Completely and utterly at least five-eighths of the way to being
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Education gives you the power to think rationally, think better, and be pro

Education gives you the power to think rationally, think better, and be productive in every act.
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Thank God forgiven me of my many sins.

Thank God forgiven me of my many sins.
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If there was a God, he'd guide the winds, let them blow for me so that, wit

If there was a God, he'd guide the winds, let them blow for me so that, with a tug of my string, I'd cut loose my pain, my longing.
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Maybe your past isn't perfect. Maybe it was brutal. Maybe you were brutal.

Maybe your past isn't perfect. Maybe it was brutal. Maybe you were brutal. Maybe you've got more scars than you thought one skin could hold. You can't linger on those thoughts. You will drown in them. After all, it's only an interesting backstory if you c
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Should happiness and success be hidden, in view of the misery and poverty a

Should happiness and success be hidden, in view of the misery and poverty around. Would it be a sign of selfishness and un-intellectual behavior, if we admit to a pursuit of happiness? Could it, on the contrary, not work out as a motivation and an incenti
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Silly words, silly words, silly awful hurting words.

Silly words, silly words, silly awful hurting words.
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In a matter of weeks, he had learned that without suffering and doubt, ther

In a matter of weeks, he had learned that without suffering and doubt, there can be no whole human being.
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