Factober

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.

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Freedom begs responsibility

Freedom begs responsibility
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Intelligence is what we learn. Wisdom is what we unlearn.

Intelligence is what we learn. Wisdom is what we unlearn.
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The more you are able to forgive then the more you are able to love.

The more you are able to forgive then the more you are able to love.
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We make the journey back to extraordinary love much more difficult for ours

We make the journey back to extraordinary love much more difficult for ourselves when we jump back in too quickly. It creates emotional chaos instead of the escape from pain we were hoping for.
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Money is my drug of choice--and you can't make money if you're always stone

Money is my drug of choice--and you can't make money if you're always stoned or high. (Twila Taunton in Redneck P.I.)
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What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity

What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self.
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Too many kings can ruin an army

Too many kings can ruin an army
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The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he c

The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he could taste the adrenaline in the back of his throat, and maybe it wasn't over, and maybe he could feel her hand in his again and hear her loud, brash voice contort itself into a wh
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Charity had always slightly creeped me out: There was nothing quite as cond

Charity had always slightly creeped me out: There was nothing quite as condescending as the phrase "helping the less fortunate" rolling off the tongue of a white professional, as if poverty were a matter of luck instead of the result of a political system
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You know what the fastest growing religion in America is? Statism. The grow

You know what the fastest growing religion in America is? Statism. The growing reliance on government.
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Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that

Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking abo
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But words are things, and a small drop of ink,      Falling like dew, upon

But words are things, and a small drop of ink,      Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think;      ’T is strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link      Of a
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