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We can conceive of eternity because we cannot conceive of a cessation of ti

We can conceive of eternity because we cannot conceive of a cessation of time. We can conceive of infinite space because we cannot conceive of so much matter that our imagination will not stand upon the farthest star and see infinite space beyond.
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Without an enthusiasm of existence, the fullness of life is missed.

Without an enthusiasm of existence, the fullness of life is missed.
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I had thought that my being would collapse when I gifted my soul', said Nev

I had thought that my being would collapse when I gifted my soul', said Neville. 'Why is it then that I still breathe, and feel, and move?' 'Because,' said Mary, 'when you gift something wholly and completely and unhesitatingly it returns to you doublefol
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Whenever a man can get hold of numbers, they are invaluable: if correct, th

Whenever a man can get hold of numbers, they are invaluable: if correct, they assist in informing his own mind, but they are still more useful in deluding the minds of others. Numbers are the masters of the weak, but the slaves of the strong.
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And whether a child is born in the urban sprawl of Detroit or the windswept

And whether a child is born in the urban sprawl of Detroit or the windswept plains of Nebraska, they look up at the same night sky, they fill their heart with the same dreams, and they are infused with the breath of life by the same almighty Creator.
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It's ugly, but is it art?

It's ugly, but is it art?
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A true friend is a reflection of yourself.

A true friend is a reflection of yourself.
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If you drive to, say, Shenandoah National Park, or the Great Smoky Mountain

If you drive to, say, Shenandoah National Park, or the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll get some appreciation for the scale and beauty of the outdoors. When you walk into it, then you see it in a completely different way. You discover it in a much slower, mo
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This is one of those stories where the feeling of the moment stands in for

This is one of those stories where the feeling of the moment stands in for visual details.
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When you know someone behind you, you can change the world, when you know s

When you know someone behind you, you can change the world, when you know someone behind her, the world will change you.
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This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our s

This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours.
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Inside Ms. Maddox's classroom, it was so quiet you could hear the breathing

Inside Ms. Maddox's classroom, it was so quiet you could hear the breathing bounce off the walls.
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