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America's trying to do the best for its veterans.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a

I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a d
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You are today where your decisions have brought you; you will be tomorrow w

You are today where your decisions have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your decisions will take you. If you really want to know who you are now, take a tour about the decisions you made some years back.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When I'm working, I'm very purposeful and everything else gets out of focus

When I'm working, I'm very purposeful and everything else gets out of focus. Something I've had to work on together with my wife is how to acknowledge each other in the midst of this and keep the relationship going.
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If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better f

If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.
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Hip-hop is still cool at a party. But to me, hip-hop has never been strictl

Hip-hop is still cool at a party. But to me, hip-hop has never been strictly a party; it is also there to elevate consciousness.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

God has the Power to make it happen. You have the Authority to make it happ

God has the Power to make it happen. You have the Authority to make it happen. So stop complaining, get up, & manifest your destiny.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I was a little boy singing sad songs, about 9 or 10 years old in the woods.

I was a little boy singing sad songs, about 9 or 10 years old in the woods. I listened to my voice coming back to me. It was as high as you could go. I dreamed of being famous as a singer when I was on those cotton fields. I wanted to see the world and me
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation

One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At 'The New Yorker', we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind - Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicati
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There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it becam

There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even—the French air clears up the brain and does good—a world of good.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When you have the grace speak, declare sacred-utterances.

When you have the grace speak, declare sacred-utterances.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I should never have expected loyalty from a Douglas,” he spat out. He turne

I should never have expected loyalty from a Douglas,” he spat out. He turned his back on her and went to the window.
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People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase

People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the
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