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And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received.

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Why is it that we so easily confide secrets to strangers that we so careful

Why is it that we so easily confide secrets to strangers that we so carefully hide from ourselves?
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You can’t be a successful leader or mentor until you have served. You can’t

You can’t be a successful leader or mentor until you have served. You can’t serve until you have stepped out of your comfort zone. And you can’t step out of your comfort zone unless you have character and keep your word.
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I fell in love with stories watching a British television puppet show calle

I fell in love with stories watching a British television puppet show called 'Thunderbirds' when it first came out on TV, about 1965, so I would have been 4 or 5 years old. I went out into the garden at my mom and dad's house, and I used to play with my l
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Silence then, and the scent of apple trees, and the nightmare sense of grie

Silence then, and the scent of apple trees, and the nightmare sense of grief that comes when a man wakes again to feel a loss he has forgotten in sleep.
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There's poverty in wealth. If a man is wealthy without good health, is he n

There's poverty in wealth. If a man is wealthy without good health, is he not poor? If a man is wealthy without children, is he not poor? If a man is wealthy without God, is he not poor? If a man is wealthy without giving alms, is he not poor? If a man is
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Let us not forget that among [women's] rights is the right to speak freely.

Let us not forget that among [women's] rights is the right to speak freely.
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The moment we take our last breath on earth, we take our first in heaven.

The moment we take our last breath on earth, we take our first in heaven.
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Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... y

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
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And then, some morning in the second week, the mind wakes, comes to life ag

And then, some morning in the second week, the mind wakes, comes to life again. Not in a city sense—no—but beach-wise. It begins to drift, to play, to turn over in gentle careless rolls like those lazy waves on the beach. One never knows what chance treas
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Our thoughts are not the problem. Our thoughts do not create the psychologi

Our thoughts are not the problem. Our thoughts do not create the psychological smog. It is the way we respond to our thoughts that creates the smog.
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It isn't the subjects we write about but the seriousness and subtlety of ou

It isn't the subjects we write about but the seriousness and subtlety of our expression that determines the worth of or effort.
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If there were a party of those who aren't sure they're right, I'd belong t

If there were a party of those who aren't sure they're right, I'd belong t
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