Factober

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

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A taste for adventure is by no means a masculine monopoly.

A taste for adventure is by no means a masculine monopoly.
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I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes

I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger.
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A heart pulsating in harmony with the circulation of sap and the flow of ri

A heart pulsating in harmony with the circulation of sap and the flow of rivers? A body with the rhythms of the earth in its movements? No. Instead: a mind, shut off from the oxygen of alert senses, that has wasted itself on 'treasons, stratagems and spoi
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If you can’t find a job, use your special gift to create a job.

If you can’t find a job, use your special gift to create a job.
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And his father has the gall to think I’d seduce a kid who uses Clearasil in

And his father has the gall to think I’d seduce a kid who uses Clearasil instead of aftershave!
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I think of the quietness of Julian’s voice as he said I love you, the stead

I think of the quietness of Julian’s voice as he said I love you, the steadiness of his rib cage rising and falling against my back, as we sleep.I love you, Julian. But the words don’t come.
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I think that good parenting should allow children to be children. That naiv

I think that good parenting should allow children to be children. That naivety and slightly open way of looking at the world is very valuable.
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I don't know what happened to me," he said, shaking his head. "I honestly d

I don't know what happened to me," he said, shaking his head. "I honestly don't." ... "You grew up, Alex.
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The ethos of redemption is realied in self-mastery, by means of temperance,

The ethos of redemption is realied in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
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People shouldn't look at me and think life is one big piece of glamour. Tha

People shouldn't look at me and think life is one big piece of glamour. That's the marketing, the spin. Life is challenging. But I have courage, strength, and enough good health to see the positive.
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What I am teaching is religiousness, a quality. Religion is a dead dogma, f

What I am teaching is religiousness, a quality. Religion is a dead dogma, fixed principles, frozen fossils. What I am teaching to you is a living, flowing religiousness - an experience like love.
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An old horse, an old bird, an old man, an old tree, they all represent a gr

An old horse, an old bird, an old man, an old tree, they all represent a great survival in the jungle of cosmos; they deserve to be applauded and respected!
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