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And when the rains were over and it was October and the birds were in song again, I could lie in the sun on sweet-smelling grass and gaze up through a pattern of oak leaves into a blind-blue heaven. And I would thank my God for leaves and grass and the smell of things, the smell of mint and myrtle and bruised clover, and the touch of things, the touch of grass and air and sky, the touch of the sky's blueness.

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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He does not say "My men were

A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He does not say "My men were beaten " he says "I was beaten."
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It is clear from both documentary and archaeological sources that conspicuo

It is clear from both documentary and archaeological sources that conspicuous display and consumption of wealth was fundamental for an elite male to maintain power and position in society.
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I don't want to have to save your life,' Chord says softly. 'Not when you c

I don't want to have to save your life,' Chord says softly. 'Not when you can do it.
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We are survival machines – robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve th

We are survival machines – robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes. This is a truth which still fills me with astonishment.
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Do what you have to do when you have to do it, so that you can do what you

Do what you have to do when you have to do it, so that you can do what you want to do when you want to do it.
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Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
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Modern consumer life is a form of extreme passive violence against all peop

Modern consumer life is a form of extreme passive violence against all people.
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I believe if the white and colored people could get together and be let alo

I believe if the white and colored people could get together and be let alone, they would understand each other and consequently love each other.
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Rosa!" Sally says. "The police are here to help you, not to hear a lecture

Rosa!" Sally says. "The police are here to help you, not to hear a lecture on comparative murder rates.
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When picking a leader, choose a peacemaker. One who unites, not divides. A

When picking a leader, choose a peacemaker. One who unites, not divides. A cultured leader who supports the arts and true freedom of speech, not censorship.
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I am sorry to disturb you,' said James politely, 'but these people wished t

I am sorry to disturb you,' said James politely, 'but these people wished to shoot us.
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Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of his

Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life.
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