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After my father died when I was seven and my mother entered into an abusive relationship, I shuffled between houses - staying with friends, families from church, and relying on the kindness of teachers and people throughout my community to help me grow up essentially without parents.

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Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empath

Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empathetic and compassionate person, thereby making you better than the person you were when you were first hurt.
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Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for

Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.
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O Zeus, why is it you have given men clear ways of testing whether gold is

O Zeus, why is it you have given men clear ways of testing whether gold is counterfeit but, when it comes to men, the body carries no stamp of nature for distinguishing bad from good.
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My friend Richard Carrion, the CEO of Puerto Rico’s top bank, once shared a

My friend Richard Carrion, the CEO of Puerto Rico’s top bank, once shared a line with me that I’ll never forget: “Robin, nothing fails like success.” Powerful thought. Your business is most vulnerable when it’s most successful. Success actually breeds com
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Therefore Morgoth came, climbing slowly from his subterranean throne, and t

Therefore Morgoth came, climbing slowly from his subterranean throne, and the rumour of his feet was like thunder underground. And he issued forth clad in black armour; and he stood before the King like a tower, iron-crowned, and his vast shield, sable un
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She knew as well as anyone that the world could be a place of trial and sor

She knew as well as anyone that the world could be a place of trial and sorrow, that there was injustice and suffering and heartlessness - there was enough of all that to fill the great Kalahari twice over, but what good did it do to ponder that and that
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In order not to be captured in a trap of depression at the latter end of yo

In order not to be captured in a trap of depression at the latter end of your life, you should properly assess yourself, rightly understand your identity and realize that you are not the same as your appearance
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With so much unknown in this life, how little it takes for a face, a grove

With so much unknown in this life, how little it takes for a face, a grove of trees, an outcropping of stone to become familiar.
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Children need teachers who have stars in their eyes themselves and who trea

Children need teachers who have stars in their eyes themselves and who treat them with respect.
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Simultaneously, in the most complete ambiguity, they [media] propagate the

Simultaneously, in the most complete ambiguity, they [media] propagate the brutal charm of the terrorist act, they are themselves terrorists, insofar as they themselves march to the tune of seduction.
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The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you!

The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you!
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The sad thing about any business I suppose, but in mine you see it particul

The sad thing about any business I suppose, but in mine you see it particularly, is that you're always asked to do what you've already done.
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