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And the heart sounds like a sour conch,calls, oh sea, oh lament, oh molten panic,scattered in the unlucky and disheveled waves:the sea reports sonorouslyon its languid shadows, its green poppies.

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There is no larger collective-action problem than the environment. The thre

There is no larger collective-action problem than the environment. The three biggest lies of the environmental movement is that every little bit helps, you can do your part, and together we can do it.
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Spending only what the country can afford, rewarding savings, encouraging i

Spending only what the country can afford, rewarding savings, encouraging independence, supporting marriage: people know that these things are common sense.
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There was no mistaking her daughter's handwriting. And the words... "If you

There was no mistaking her daughter's handwriting. And the words... "If you're reading this, I'm already dead.
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Liberalism is a really old British tradition and it has a completely differ

Liberalism is a really old British tradition and it has a completely different attitude towards the individual and the relationship between the individual and the state than the collectivist response of Labour, and particularly Old Labour, does.
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Only a fool would dream of riches when what is rarest are moments

Only a fool would dream of riches when what is rarest are moments
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Dustfinger still clearly remembered the feeling of being in love for the fi

Dustfinger still clearly remembered the feeling of being in love for the first time. How vulnerable his heart had suddenly been! Such a trembling, quivering thing, happy and miserably unhappy at once.
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In looking at waste as an entirely modern, man-made idea, I stopped viewing

In looking at waste as an entirely modern, man-made idea, I stopped viewing garbage as garbage and instead slowly started to see it as a commodity.
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No doubt the foregoing litany of obstacles in the path of success stands ou

No doubt the foregoing litany of obstacles in the path of success stands out more sharply in retrospect than it did at the time. Hindsight can distort
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Faith is the summit of the Torah.

Faith is the summit of the Torah.
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The working artist will not tolerate trouble in her life because she knows

The working artist will not tolerate trouble in her life because she knows trouble prevents her from doing her work.
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It doesn't matter what story we're telling, we're telling the story of fami

It doesn't matter what story we're telling, we're telling the story of family.
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Communication is the one class no one graduates from. Even the wisest man's

Communication is the one class no one graduates from. Even the wisest man's words will be misinterpreted by a fool.
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