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Americans born since World War II have grown up in a media-saturated environment. From childhood, we have developed a sort of advertising literacy, which combines appreciation for technique with skepticism about motives. We respond to ads with at least as much rhetorical intelligence as we apply to any other form of persuasion.

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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father'

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
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Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one i

Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
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Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.
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When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going

When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.
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I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers and faculties God has gi

I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers and faculties God has given me, all such instruments of slavery on the one hand and villainy on the other, as this Writ of Assistance is.
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You've done proper already, and it hasn't worked. It's time you do dirty.

You've done proper already, and it hasn't worked. It's time you do dirty.
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The head alone knows what dwells near the heart.

The head alone knows what dwells near the heart.
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Excruciating agony makes me cranky.

Excruciating agony makes me cranky.
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Not everything needs to be said, some things are just understood. Sometimes

Not everything needs to be said, some things are just understood. Sometimes one’s eyes are enough to express hidden emotions. When two people are truly, madly and deeply in love each other, nature will conspire to bring them together.
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Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.

Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
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Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marria

Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marriage.
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Take a chance of your life, you're risking nothing in this planet.

Take a chance of your life, you're risking nothing in this planet.
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