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As much as I loved the model of St. Francis, I realized that I couldn't afford to be poor, because unlike St. Francis, I'm not celibate. I was enlightened that God's call to me was not poverty but generosity and simplicity. And I had to go back to the lesson I learned from my parents: that is, simplicity.

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The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to

The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to surf, others venture to dive.
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My daddy saidthat the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever a

My daddy saidthat the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, the feeling just never goes away.
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If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save

If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is
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It's pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils.

It's pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils.
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But editors are still the world's readers. And thus the eyes of the world.

But editors are still the world's readers. And thus the eyes of the world.
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But I don't think we shall quarrel about a word - the subject of our inquir

But I don't think we shall quarrel about a word - the subject of our inquiry is too important for that.
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A gift freely given,I did not ask to be in this state: living.

A gift freely given,I did not ask to be in this state: living.
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We are each weird in a different way.

We are each weird in a different way.
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Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
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At some point, while you were roaming the globe, making treaties and dividi

At some point, while you were roaming the globe, making treaties and dividing the spoils of war, I quietly declared my own independence. I am the sovereign nation of Clio now. And there will be no terms of surrender.
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Musicians do not get on stage without hearing the song singing inside of th

Musicians do not get on stage without hearing the song singing inside of them. Poets do not write as if they are jotting down a sermon, they see everything in their subconscious before presenting it to the conscious, which they later turn to  readable mat
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The total absence of humour from the Bible is one of the most singular thin

The total absence of humour from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
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