Factober

Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.

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Empathy? What’s that?” Glokta winced as he rubbed at his aching leg. “It’s

Empathy? What’s that?” Glokta winced as he rubbed at his aching leg. “It’s a sad fact, but pain only makes you sorry for yourself.
Posted 3 months ago

When all your efforts are channeled through a common canal for progress, no

When all your efforts are channeled through a common canal for progress, no condition can alter a single sentence of your success story! Dream it; Drive it; Be in focus!
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Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in thi

Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.
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Whatever man imagines is possible

Whatever man imagines is possible
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In my perception and self - awareness of life, I see the big picture ~ I se

In my perception and self - awareness of life, I see the big picture ~ I see my self ~ the place of my true home ~ the home of my soul.You are the Master of your own life - The key and beauty of your soul.
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Kathy Dewar, my high-school English teacher, introduced me to journalism. F

Kathy Dewar, my high-school English teacher, introduced me to journalism. From the moment I wrote my first article for the student paper, I convinced myself that having my name in print - writing in English, interviewing Americans - validated my presence
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Trust is not very easy for me at all. I want to be a trusting person, but I

Trust is not very easy for me at all. I want to be a trusting person, but I've been bruised so many times - not to sound woe-is-me about my life.
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Someone that you have deprived of everything is no longer in your power. He

Someone that you have deprived of everything is no longer in your power. He is once again entirely free.
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The only real insurance you have against disease is a healthy body. Invest

The only real insurance you have against disease is a healthy body. Invest wisely, generously and often in that policy.
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We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than o

We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts
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We have a calling: a need to be close to Nature, where she may cleanse our

We have a calling: a need to be close to Nature, where she may cleanse our souls and wash away the stresses of yesterday. It is emotional recompense for the cost of living.
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What good is the present if you cannot change the future?

What good is the present if you cannot change the future?
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