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All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.

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Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing

Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it.
Posted 2 months ago

Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants

Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
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But no man's a hero to himself.

But no man's a hero to himself.
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By now, you've probably caught on to something: my mother is always standin

By now, you've probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation.
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But it is always easy to put together stories about a past which nobody any

But it is always easy to put together stories about a past which nobody any longer remembers, like those about journeys to countries where nobody has ever been.
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Barely halfway back, exhaustion sets in. What if I don’t make it? An edge o

Barely halfway back, exhaustion sets in. What if I don’t make it? An edge of panic gets intercepted by a calmer inner voice: Look behind you.
Posted 2 months ago

If any man despises me, that is his problem. My only concern is not doing o

If any man despises me, that is his problem. My only concern is not doing or saying anything deserving of contempt.
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Talking about ideas for a novel is a bit like showing pictures of the ultra

Talking about ideas for a novel is a bit like showing pictures of the ultrasound if you're pregnant. Until they're out in the world, they can only be wonderful to you.
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That moment when this heart.. stops.. almost as if it never existed.When ev

That moment when this heart.. stops.. almost as if it never existed.When every.. breathe.. slows down.. almost as if you never ... needed as single breathe of airWhen time stops.. almost as if every second never mattered.In that moment... I'm infinite.In
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The dynamic drives of modern economic growth, in the countries that entered

The dynamic drives of modern economic growth, in the countries that entered the process ahead of others, meant a reaching out geographically; and the sequential spread of the process, facilitated by major changes in transport and communication, meant a co
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What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope

What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?
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With the current technology, I now agree with non-believers. We should no l

With the current technology, I now agree with non-believers. We should no longer say the Bible is life's road-map, the Bible is life's GPS!
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