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And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension.

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Upholders may struggle in situations where expectations aren't clear or the

Upholders may struggle in situations where expectations aren't clear or the rules aren't established. They may feel compelled to meet expectations, even ones that seem pointless. They may feel uneasy when they know they're breaking the rules, even unneces
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Oliver liked to play the part of disaffected youth, but he liked shopping i

Oliver liked to play the part of disaffected youth, but he liked shopping in SoHo even more.
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The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
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She sat silent, looking straight ahead. What did he care about the hot sun

She sat silent, looking straight ahead. What did he care about the hot sun on her head? What did she care? Nothing worse could possibly happen to her.
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An extraordinary lightness seemed to spread through his whole body and the

An extraordinary lightness seemed to spread through his whole body and the next second, in a rush of wings, they were flying upward through the pipe. Harry could hear Lockhart dangling bellow him, saying, "Amazing! Amazing! This is just like magic!
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In the last twenty years the colleges have been emphasizing creative writin

In the last twenty years the colleges have been emphasizing creative writing to such an extent that you almost feel that any idiot with a nickel's worth of talent can emerge from a writing class able to write a competent story. In fact, so many people can
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You cannot contain evil by shaming it, or making people feel guilty, but on

You cannot contain evil by shaming it, or making people feel guilty, but only by revealing it toward it is, and then seeing the good as better.
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Any work done by a follower of Christ to the glory of God is “gold, silver,

Any work done by a follower of Christ to the glory of God is “gold, silver, precious stones.” But if any follower of Christ works with any self-interest or personal ambition involved, it will be “wood, hay, and stubble” and will be burned.
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I am very flattered. I have also become a verb as in "I have cumberbatched

I am very flattered. I have also become a verb as in "I have cumberbatched the UK audience" apparently. Who knows, by the end of the year I might become a swear word too! It's crazy and fun and very flattering.
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We are like a restless sea, finding a little peace here and a little pleasu

We are like a restless sea, finding a little peace here and a little pleasure there, but nothing permanent and satisfying. So the search continues!
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The great triumph (or horrible tragedy, depending on how you look at it) of

The great triumph (or horrible tragedy, depending on how you look at it) of being human is that our brains have evolved over hundreds of thousands of years to understand our mortality. We are, sadly, self-aware creatures. Even if we move through the day f
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