Factober

As a former career intelligence professional, I have a profound appreciation for the value of intelligence. Intelligence disrupts terrorist plots and thwarts attacks. Intelligence saves lives.

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I find learning to be the most valuable of all the treasures in the world.

I find learning to be the most valuable of all the treasures in the world. It's priceless.
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Stories are like catechisms, but they're catechisms for your impulses, they

Stories are like catechisms, but they're catechisms for your impulses, they're catechisms with flesh on.
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I distracted myself from the fear and terrorism by thinking about things li

I distracted myself from the fear and terrorism by thinking about things like how the universe began and whether time travel is possible.
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Dwellers by the sea are generally superstitious sailors always are. There i

Dwellers by the sea are generally superstitious sailors always are. There is something in the illimitable expanse of sky and water that dilates the imagination.
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Before, singing was my life, my vocal chords used to lead the way. Now, I'm

Before, singing was my life, my vocal chords used to lead the way. Now, I'm in-charge.
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...a sensual life is a ghostly existence where you live on the surface and

...a sensual life is a ghostly existence where you live on the surface and your soul passes through everything, touching nothing ...
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The life is not limited to the external reality but the external life, has

The life is not limited to the external reality but the external life, has been formed for the human’s experience. The time you feel you are done with all the experiences of the external life, you have a choice to move inward.
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I am simply an average, everyday Christian guy who has been radically chang

I am simply an average, everyday Christian guy who has been radically changed by the good news about God’s presence in His world. This has primarily happened as I have learned how to read the Bible for what it says, in the way it says it.
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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
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She told me later that her parents had told her to steer clear of me at sch

She told me later that her parents had told her to steer clear of me at school. "My mum said that nobody really knew where you came from. And that you might be dangerous." "Why didn't you listen to her?" I asked. "Because nobody knew where you came from,
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Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It's the fear that we're not go

Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It's the fear that we're not good enough.
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Neutral men are the devil's allies.

Neutral men are the devil's allies.
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