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American cinema tends to express a patriotic relationship to national identity on a regular basis.

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Faraday has the Cage, Tesla has the Coil and Magee has the Sandwich!

Faraday has the Cage, Tesla has the Coil and Magee has the Sandwich!
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As an artist, if your work doesn't inflame at least part of the audience, t

As an artist, if your work doesn't inflame at least part of the audience, then you might as well call it quits and sell insurance... The world needs more boundary pushers, not more boundary creators.
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If we suspect that a man is lying, we should pretend to believe him; for th

If we suspect that a man is lying, we should pretend to believe him; for then he becomes bold and assured, lies more vigorously, and is unmasked.
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Outside, with Labor Day having come and gone, summer is fighting a dying ba

Outside, with Labor Day having come and gone, summer is fighting a dying battle against the fall air. The leaves are hanging perilously on the trees, knowing full well they're going to make the plunge, clinging on as if they stand a chance not to. The gar
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Writing is the act of finding out what I think.

Writing is the act of finding out what I think.
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Where there is a will, there is a way.

Where there is a will, there is a way.
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The world tells us to be mean and bitter to survive. But I believe kindness

The world tells us to be mean and bitter to survive. But I believe kindness is the very thing that makes us thrive.
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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present a

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
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He’d seen a lot of bizarre items left at gravesides, like a carton of eggs,

He’d seen a lot of bizarre items left at gravesides, like a carton of eggs, a pair of reading glasses, a bag of licorice, smooth stones, a spoon.
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Some of the most polished ideas are discovered through healthy, honest deba

Some of the most polished ideas are discovered through healthy, honest debate, so if you don't argue with yourself every once in a while, other people will gladly point out if, in any sense, you missed a spot.
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No-one will come in to rescue you. You just have to step out somehow, and m

No-one will come in to rescue you. You just have to step out somehow, and make your dreams come true.
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No one has a problem with the first mile of a journey. Even an infant could

No one has a problem with the first mile of a journey. Even an infant could do fine for a while. But it isn't the start that matters. It's the finish line.
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