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Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

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Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs.

Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs.
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It's children, he thought, that give us our lives; without them we are noth

It's children, he thought, that give us our lives; without them we are nothing, we are here and then gone, like the dust.
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I try to read and write something interesting every day.

I try to read and write something interesting every day.
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When somebody's in love with you, they think it's amazing you've written th

When somebody's in love with you, they think it's amazing you've written them a poem, and when they don't love you anymore, they hate those poems. They wish those poems would go away.
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A simple word or phrase on a blank sheet of paper gathers momentum as I won

A simple word or phrase on a blank sheet of paper gathers momentum as I wonder at what it could mean, where it could take place, why, and what if? . . . And then, I write.
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It's the rule of bird shit.

It's the rule of bird shit.
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Her voice was perfect, custom-made for my ears. I wanted to hit the record

Her voice was perfect, custom-made for my ears. I wanted to hit the record button in my brain and save this all for later. Half of me was listening to her words, but the other half was mesmerized by the melody.
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One of the the things she most liked about the city -apart from all its obv

One of the the things she most liked about the city -apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river- was that so few people ever asked you personal questions.
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My grandmother was a kind of Scarsdale, New York, society woman, best known

My grandmother was a kind of Scarsdale, New York, society woman, best known in her day as the author of the 1959 book 'Growing Your Own Way: An Informal Guide for Teen-Agers' - this despite being a person whose parenting style made Joan Crawford's wire ha
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I have always been dismayed by the West’s failure—or unwillingness—to recog

I have always been dismayed by the West’s failure—or unwillingness—to recognize that establishing secular schools that offer children a balanced and nonextremist form of education is probably the cheapest and most effective way of combating this kind of i
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I love hockey. That's actually one of my favorite sports.

I love hockey. That's actually one of my favorite sports.
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Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept

Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
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