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Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modi

Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Mohammad Ali Jinnah did all three.
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Whenever you want to marry someone go have lunch with his ex-wife.

Whenever you want to marry someone go have lunch with his ex-wife.
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Hope may inspire and inveigle us, but we cannot just live on hope. Certainl

Hope may inspire and inveigle us, but we cannot just live on hope. Certainly, love can be hope, but it is merely a contingency, since it might either mend our life or break our heart. ("Waiting for the smoke signals")
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This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, lau

This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose to live life this way. I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the m
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Sometimes the very things that we’re expending our lives to sustain are the

Sometimes the very things that we’re expending our lives to sustain are the very things that are killing our ability to live. And against our blind and frequently raging protests, these are the very things that God let’s die so that we can live.
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The rationales for centralized, to-down decision making - control, directio

The rationales for centralized, to-down decision making - control, direction, and compliance - melts away when individuals are tightly aligned with the company's values and goals, accountable for their actions, and self-regulated.
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After I lie there for a while, I realize that Dad isn't every going to do a

After I lie there for a while, I realize that Dad isn't every going to do anything but be there to drive us home from the airport. And cook. And if I want something bigger to change, it's up to me. I'm scared shitless, yes. I'm doubtful, yes. But I'm angr
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Why are you in my room?”“Because I can be.”“You shouldn’t be.”“Save it, Roc

Why are you in my room?”“Because I can be.”“You shouldn’t be.”“Save it, Rochester. You broke my nose.”“Does it hurt?”He lifted a hand toward his face and dropped it. “You could say that.”“Good.”He nudged a tray on the floor with his boot. It had oatmeal,
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I have nothing to lose. I keep all my valuables in a safe.

I have nothing to lose. I keep all my valuables in a safe.
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If you don’t want to be foolish, don’t try to fool anyone.

If you don’t want to be foolish, don’t try to fool anyone.
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Love for others is the foundation of leadership.Simplicity is the language

Love for others is the foundation of leadership.Simplicity is the language of leadership.Authenticity is the true character of leadership.
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Bean felt a rush of sweet nostalgia for the woman who had introduced us to

Bean felt a rush of sweet nostalgia for the woman who had introduced us to E. Nesbit and Edward Eager and Laura Ingalls Wilder...
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