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At school, up to the age of sixteen, I found history boring, for we were studying the Industrial Revolution, which was all about Acts, Trade Unions and the factory system, and I wanted to know about people, because it is people who make history.

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If we misread the blueprint of our life, we need not be ashamed of backtrac

If we misread the blueprint of our life, we need not be ashamed of backtracking on our chosen options. Admitting to mistakes may make us human and maybe great again. ("Sisyphus' hardship on the hill")
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I wasn’t a fabulous cook. I didn’t have a boyfriend, much less a husband. A

I wasn’t a fabulous cook. I didn’t have a boyfriend, much less a husband. And I wasn’t a big financial success. I could live with all those failings as long as I knew that once in a while I looked really hot.
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There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
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I felt like a Porsche that had learned it wasn't a bicycle anymore but was

I felt like a Porsche that had learned it wasn't a bicycle anymore but was still taking part in bicycle races.
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The harder you work... and visualize something, the luckier you get.

The harder you work... and visualize something, the luckier you get.
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The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This

The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
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Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and

Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and the ankle-bones of both feet ached quite excruciatingly. But nothing of her felt permanently incapacitated except her noble expression. Like a strip of lip-colored lead suspended
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I love how summer just wraps it’s arms around you like a warm blanket.

I love how summer just wraps it’s arms around you like a warm blanket.
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Then we have to pray for the light of the Holy Spirit to shine in people’s

Then we have to pray for the light of the Holy Spirit to shine in people’s lives
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Some churches, sects, cults or religious movements are basically collective

Some churches, sects, cults or religious movements are basically collective egoic entities, as rigidly identified with their mental positions as the followers of any political ideology that is closed to any alternative interpretation of reality.
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Seek happiness for its own sake and you will not find it seek for duty a

Seek happiness for its own sake and you will not find it seek for duty and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
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There is no glory in making yourself small, build yourself up. Believe in y

There is no glory in making yourself small, build yourself up. Believe in your abilities and worth, show the world who you are, love yourself fully, take action on your dreams, no more hiding away and being apologetic. What you believe you are you will be
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