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All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

But as the years passed, Ned's silence grew and grew. It pressed upon his f

But as the years passed, Ned's silence grew and grew. It pressed upon his face and his body. It leaked into the house and spread outward into the yard. His silence had weight. It had substance and presence and teeth.
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While the United States is becoming the most culturally diverse nation in t

While the United States is becoming the most culturally diverse nation in the world, less than 5.5% of Christian congregations are multiethnic.
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Washington's answer to a self-inflicted financial crisis reminded Americans

Washington's answer to a self-inflicted financial crisis reminded Americans why they so deeply distrust the political class. The 'fiscal cliff' process was secretive and sloppy, and the nation's so-called leadership lacked the political courage to address
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Opportunity can benefit no man who has not fitted himself to seize it and u

Opportunity can benefit no man who has not fitted himself to seize it and use it. Opportunity woos the worthy shuns the unworthy. Prepare yourself to grasp opportunity and opportunity is likely to come your way. It is not so fickle capricious and unrea
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Jace: Herondale, on the other hand, is melodic. Dulcet, one might say. Thin

Jace: Herondale, on the other hand, is melodic. Dulcet, one might say. Think of the sound of 'Clary Herondale.'Clary: Oh, my god, that sounds horrible.Jace: We all must sacrifice for love.
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The ride to Alicante had been like something out of a dream, or a cheesy ro

The ride to Alicante had been like something out of a dream, or a cheesy romance novel. The two of them astride white stallions, galloping across the countryside, charging across emerald meadows and through a forest the color of flames. Isabelle's hair st
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I never just dreamed of success, I worked for it. Dreaming is good, but wor

I never just dreamed of success, I worked for it. Dreaming is good, but working is what gets you results.
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The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, i

The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, is a gift which you can make to posterity at almost no cost and with almost no trouble, and if the tree takes root it will far outlive the visible effect of any of your other action
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Americans think New Yorkers are property obsessed, but clearly they haven’t

Americans think New Yorkers are property obsessed, but clearly they haven’t lived a day in Hong Kong. In this part of the world, a man isn’t a man until he is a homeowner. His entire life leads up to the singular moment when he hands over the down-payment
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The emotion you feel is always about the vibrational variance between where

The emotion you feel is always about the vibrational variance between where you want to be and where you are. If you're out of balance, there are only two ways to bring yourself into alignment: Either raise your expectation to match your desire -or lower
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Children discover and verify their theories in quite the same way that scie

Children discover and verify their theories in quite the same way that scientists do: through experimentation. They manipulate the world and discover regularities of causation from those manipulations. Why do they do it? The discovery of regularities come
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I did not know then that words and music are more deadly than any spear.

I did not know then that words and music are more deadly than any spear.
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