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As far as I'm concerned, Cate Blanchett is a goddess, but she's really down to earth. She's got all those Oscars, she's made all those amazing films and she could spend her whole life doing that, but what does she also do? She gives birth to three boys and creates her own theatre in Sydney.

Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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You became moon dust in my soul, I couldn't quite brush you away because so

You became moon dust in my soul, I couldn't quite brush you away because somehow you always returned to haunt my heart.
Posted 2 months ago

We all know how 'modern democracies take loaves from the wealthy.' It's the

We all know how 'modern democracies take loaves from the wealthy.' It's the slipups in the 'pass them out to the poor' department that inspire a study of Economics.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

When I was 13, I had my first job with my dad carrying shingles up to the r

When I was 13, I had my first job with my dad carrying shingles up to the roof. And then I got a job washing dishes at a restaurant. And then I got a job in a grocery store deli. And then I got a job in a factory sweeping Cheerio dust off the ground.
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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.
Posted 2 months ago

Life is an opportunity to love.

Life is an opportunity to love.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

They asked Abboud of Omdurman: 'Which is better, to be young or to be old?'

They asked Abboud of Omdurman: 'Which is better, to be young or to be old?' He said: 'To be old is to have less time before you and more mistakes behind. I leave you to decide whether this is better than the reverse.
Posted 2 months ago

My darling, you are indisposed! You must remain abed for the next eight mon

My darling, you are indisposed! You must remain abed for the next eight months. Little Buford - ""I am NOT naming our child Buford...
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The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the peopl

The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Life on the farm had fed his soul since he was a child. he was ever gratefu

Life on the farm had fed his soul since he was a child. he was ever grateful to Gott for giving him a chance to work the land and live by the seasons. It was a good life...but a lonely one for a man his age, a man too old to be living with his family.
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For people who like that sort of thing, that's the sort of thing they like.

For people who like that sort of thing, that's the sort of thing they like.
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To comprehend the Hitler of 1919 is to comprehend the Hitler of the entire

To comprehend the Hitler of 1919 is to comprehend the Hitler of the entire period from 1919 through
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Honesty makes stories real and characters memorable. From there, taking the

Honesty makes stories real and characters memorable. From there, taking them to where they need to go will be all the development they need.
Posted 2 months ago