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Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see.

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Mom hadn't met Ramon; her advocacy was more arm's length - petitions, the w

Mom hadn't met Ramon; her advocacy was more arm's length - petitions, the website, letter writing, meetings with politicians. Her friend Hanna had formed a close friendship with Ramon though, visiting him as often as she could. Hanna told me that Ramon's
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People wonder why so many writers come to live in Paris. I’ve been living t

People wonder why so many writers come to live in Paris. I’ve been living ten years in Paris and the answer seems simple to me: because it’s the best place to pick ideas. Just like Italy, Spain.. or Iran are the best places to pick saffron. If you want to
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I don't have a problem with my body. I don't diet, and I'm not hiding anyth

I don't have a problem with my body. I don't diet, and I'm not hiding anything. I'm not going to be the subject of a movie of the week 10 years from now.
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Even if a farmer intends to loaf he gets up in time to get an early start.

Even if a farmer intends to loaf he gets up in time to get an early start.
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Lies are for adults who are sad in their lives.

Lies are for adults who are sad in their lives.
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That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a t

That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time. That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered
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the measure of achievements in life are directly related to the acquire kno

the measure of achievements in life are directly related to the acquire knowledge, not to the social recognition.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The good things that belong to prosperity are to be wished but the good th

The good things that belong to prosperity are to be wished but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
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Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness wi

Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able t
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I am against marriage, and I don't give a fig for society.

I am against marriage, and I don't give a fig for society.
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That’s the attractive thing about war,” said Rosewater. “Absolutely everybo

That’s the attractive thing about war,” said Rosewater. “Absolutely everybody gets a little something.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only

I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago