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A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.

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Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.

Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
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Sooner or later suffering will find you, It's better you find it first.

Sooner or later suffering will find you, It's better you find it first.
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The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you g

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
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Do it for the kids! The ones who look up to you — especially when they are

Do it for the kids! The ones who look up to you — especially when they are pleading for their lives." — Bats 2015
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The vocational approach at NOCCA (New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts)

The vocational approach at NOCCA (New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts) helps build grit in students. It teaches them how to be single-minded in pursuit of a goal, to sacrifice for the sake of a passion. The teachers demand hard work from their kids b
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Choose to live...then live through experiences!

Choose to live...then live through experiences!
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As I looked out at the water, I realized there was nowhere to go, nowhere l

As I looked out at the water, I realized there was nowhere to go, nowhere left to run. And I just had to stay here, facing this terrible truth. I felt, as more tears fell, just how tired I was, a tiredness that had nothing to do with the hour. I was tired
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All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted

All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted.
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When the intelligence is making a policymaker too happy, he ought to challe

When the intelligence is making a policymaker too happy, he ought to challenge it, and even if he doesn't, the intelligence briefer needs to launch a red team against his own conclusions to see if he can hold his ground.
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We need days of failure because they help humble us, and through them we ca

We need days of failure because they help humble us, and through them we can see how God's grace is poured out on the humble.
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Certain people will be upset when you speak the truth. They might get mad.

Certain people will be upset when you speak the truth. They might get mad. They might get really mad. That's because they are still living the lie you've exposed. Stay strong. Speak truth. Do not allow yourself to get pulled back into their lie just to ma
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Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the insi

Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside - to have a big hear and an open mind and a spectacular spleen.
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