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As a general rule, when a new industry takes root, and the first products emerge in a wave, almost always the architecture of the product will be proprietary and interdependent in character.

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The most successful relationships are ones with a really low negativity thr

The most successful relationships are ones with a really low negativity threshold. In those relationships, couples allow each other to complain, and work together to constantly repair the tiny issues between them. In such cases, couples don't bottle up th
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Something I learned when I was very young: with cooking, it doesn't matter

Something I learned when I was very young: with cooking, it doesn't matter where you are; you can always cook. You can end up in small village in Peru where somebody's cooking, take a spoon and taste it, and you might not be too sure what you're eating, b
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We cannot improve until we know where to improve. Self-analysis is just lik

We cannot improve until we know where to improve. Self-analysis is just like looking at the mirror, we don’t present ourselves to others till the time we get satisfied with the image in the mirror.
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May you always remember the Beloved is your divine and sacred self.

May you always remember the Beloved is your divine and sacred self.
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To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always

To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always has been alone, and any other social state is unthinkable.
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I think the great thing about grandparents is seeing another home, realisin

I think the great thing about grandparents is seeing another home, realising that people you love can have different priorities, different diversions, different opinions and lead quite different lives from the ones you see every day, and that is immensely
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These galleries are hung, mostly, with images from 'Frog and Toad,' and he

These galleries are hung, mostly, with images from 'Frog and Toad,' and he moves from each to each, not really seeing them but rather remembering the experience of viewing them for the first time, in JB's studio, when he and Willem were new to each other,
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Buchan had discovered a wealth of small tidbits. He now knew her first name

Buchan had discovered a wealth of small tidbits. He now knew her first name - Tatiana. Like Shakespeare's fairy queen. "Be she but little, she is fierce.
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Through comedy, we can touch core societal beliefs and transform them compl

Through comedy, we can touch core societal beliefs and transform them completely. I believe we can get to the truth of some deep societal ideologies, and begin to transform them into a new understanding. Far too many promote hateful ideologies, and we mus
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While Pickstown may not be what it once was, it still is framed by the natu

While Pickstown may not be what it once was, it still is framed by the natural beauty of the ancient river, the sweep of the Great Plains, and the long, unbroken shoreline of the lake behind the dam. It gave me a 19th-century childhood in a modern mid-20t
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And you dare to wear the golden spurs of a knight? You dare to call yoursel

And you dare to wear the golden spurs of a knight? You dare to call yourself a Marshal of France and carry the fleur-de-lis on your coat of arms? The meanest lackey in this hall knows more of honour and loyalty than you! Hang and burn my servants and kill
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Too many adults wish to 'protect' teenagers when they should be stimulating

Too many adults wish to 'protect' teenagers when they should be stimulating them to read of life as it is lived.
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