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At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.

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We've seen some insane signs: 'Is that a loaf of bread in your pocket, or a

We've seen some insane signs: 'Is that a loaf of bread in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?' Funny stuff along those lines. Very original. One just said, 'I will do unspeakable things.' I thought that was very interesting - and mildly terrifyi
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The sales process ends/failed when the client feels that you want his money

The sales process ends/failed when the client feels that you want his money, more than his benefits.
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Although I am no longer caught in the past, the future seems like a ridicul

Although I am no longer caught in the past, the future seems like a ridiculous thing to me. Try to catch it, hold it in your hand. It disappears every time.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I know nothing - nothing in the world - of the hearts of men. I only know t

I know nothing - nothing in the world - of the hearts of men. I only know that I am alone - horribly alone.
Posted 2 months ago

Character determines fate.

Character determines fate.
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Staring into the mirror, I was surprised to see a haunted look in my brown

Staring into the mirror, I was surprised to see a haunted look in my brown eyes. There was pain there, pain and loss that even the nicest dress and makeup couldn't hide.
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Prayer is a condition of mind an attitude of heart which God recognizes a

Prayer is a condition of mind an attitude of heart which God recognizes as prayer whether it manifests itself in quiet thinking in sighing or in audible words.
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I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to c

I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning.
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But despite these and many other differences, Evan and Heeb had become clos

But despite these and many other differences, Evan and Heeb had become close friends – an improbability that could have been produced only by the even greater improbabilities that brought them together.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

All my books reflect travel adventures of some kind, and all have a soul: a

All my books reflect travel adventures of some kind, and all have a soul: a spiritual or mystical underpinning.
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For at eight o’clock the world came to an end. It was reading time. The hou

For at eight o’clock the world came to an end. It was reading time. The hours between eight in the evening and one or two in the morning have always been my magic hours.
Posted 2 months ago

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.
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