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Africa occupied a relatively blank space in the minds of most Americans, and when they stopped to think about it, aided by old and deeply ingrained habits of press coverage, all they could imagine was volcano, occupation, disease, and horror.

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Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.

Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.
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I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow m

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
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Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek tho

Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life. You can spend your life wallowing in despair, wondering why you were the one who was led towards the road strewn with pain, or yo
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We each need to let our intuition guide us and then be willing to follow t

We each need to let our intuition guide us and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly.
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All these girls swooning over hunky vampires, what they really want is to g

All these girls swooning over hunky vampires, what they really want is to give away their freedom, to be controlled and told what to do and not have to think -- and never die, of course. It's sick is what it is. I don't want to be a forever-young living c
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Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.

Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.
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Matteo lived inside her like a memory that paradoxically stopped the pain a

Matteo lived inside her like a memory that paradoxically stopped the pain and which she could never get enough of... because there was, and never would be, anything that was like him. Wherever she went, whatever she did, he was the only thing she truly lo
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To pursue kingdom understanding of what makes its lifestyle work on earth a

To pursue kingdom understanding of what makes its lifestyle work on earth ask specific kingdom questions
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Desperation does not breed empathy or clear thinking.

Desperation does not breed empathy or clear thinking.
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Centuries of fighting, and for what? I say. "Today it ends. I can't live in

Centuries of fighting, and for what? I say. "Today it ends. I can't live in fear any longer. I've cursed this power. I've both enjoyed and misused it. And I've hidden it away. Now I must try to wield it correctly, to marry it to a purpose and hope that is
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Sometimes you find a lie, and sometimes it finds you.

Sometimes you find a lie, and sometimes it finds you.
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In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up

In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.
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