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A life which does not go into action is a failure.

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Freedom isn't a static point. It's spectrum from absolute to none at all, a

Freedom isn't a static point. It's spectrum from absolute to none at all, and is usually inversely proportional to safety.
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As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the

As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.
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If it could come about that each of us were to describe his innermost secre

If it could come about that each of us were to describe his innermost secrets –secrets which one would hesitate to tell not only to people at large, but even to one’s closest friends, nay, to fear to admit even to one’s own self - the world would be fille
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The worst thing in this world next to anarchy is government.

The worst thing in this world next to anarchy is government.
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Progress has not brought about universal happiness...

Progress has not brought about universal happiness...
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The smaller girl hid her eyes with her hands, and Ewan smiled. Did she thin

The smaller girl hid her eyes with her hands, and Ewan smiled. Did she think that would make her invisible?
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Providence knows best.

Providence knows best.
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There's an old joke about a mother watching a column of soldiers pass by. H

There's an old joke about a mother watching a column of soldiers pass by. Her son is in the ranks. All those men out of step, she says, except our Fred.
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Our children... have a passionate need for the dimension of transcendence,

Our children... have a passionate need for the dimension of transcendence, mysticism, way-outness. We're not offering it to them legitimately. The tendency of the churches to be relevant and more-secular-than-thou does not answer our need for the transcen
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You love who you love and that’s who you love.

You love who you love and that’s who you love.
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If you cannot sleep, put the sacred energy to use. You can pray, read and w

If you cannot sleep, put the sacred energy to use. You can pray, read and write.
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Do not grieve so much for a husband lost that it wastes away your life.

Do not grieve so much for a husband lost that it wastes away your life.
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