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A potlatch is similar to a court case in that both are prohibitively expensive; both involve lengthy speeches and the vigorous examination and debate of the actions, rights and legal responsibilities of the participants. One has food, singing and spiritual rites; the other, not so much.

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At the time I started in ballet they were dancing 'The Spirit of Champagne'

At the time I started in ballet they were dancing 'The Spirit of Champagne' on pointe, in Paris. I thought, 'I don't want to dance the spirit of champagne, I want to drink it!
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Someone once said: "We do not make friends, we recognize them." And you'll

Someone once said: "We do not make friends, we recognize them." And you'll know who they are because they play according to the same rules that you do.
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Eating was hard.Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.

Eating was hard.Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.
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We do not believe that light exists in spite of darkness. We believe that l

We do not believe that light exists in spite of darkness. We believe that light exists because of it.
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What a prodigious conscience must that be that can be at quiet within itsel

What a prodigious conscience must that be that can be at quiet within itself whilst it harbors under thesame roof, with so agreeing and so calm a society, both the crime and the judge?
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The importance and unimportance of the self cannot be exaggerated.

The importance and unimportance of the self cannot be exaggerated.
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How can the face that welcomed me into the world be the face I'll soon forg

How can the face that welcomed me into the world be the face I'll soon forget? How can the body I came through be the body I don't really know?
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Life is like a magnet: success attracts and failure repels.

Life is like a magnet: success attracts and failure repels.
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No matter how much respect, no matter how much recognition whites show towa

No matter how much respect, no matter how much recognition whites show towards me…as long as that same respect and recognition isn’t shown towards everyone of our people in this country–it doesn’t exist for me.
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When played together, love is music in life

When played together, love is music in life
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Without an abundance of hope and happiness, it will be difficult to accumul

Without an abundance of hope and happiness, it will be difficult to accumulate an abundance of wealth.
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For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.

For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.
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