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British diplomats and Anglo-American types in Washington have a near-superstitious prohibition on uttering the words 'Special Relationship' to describe relations between Britain and America, lest the specialness itself vanish like a phantom at cock-crow.

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Self-denial in the pursuit of purpose generates true pleasure while self-in

Self-denial in the pursuit of purpose generates true pleasure while self-indulgence in the pursuit of pleasure generates true misery.
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Whatever your passion is - even if you're great at it - it can't be the onl

Whatever your passion is - even if you're great at it - it can't be the only thing you do... If you do, you'll be great at that one thing... and bad at everything else... Getting that balance is not easy...
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Your humility is what secures your future and there is nothing like account

Your humility is what secures your future and there is nothing like accountability partners who keep you real.
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We, as a society, have arbitrarily differentiated between acceptable and un

We, as a society, have arbitrarily differentiated between acceptable and unacceptable drug addictions.
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I always find the mirror in the dressing room is where the best artists are

I always find the mirror in the dressing room is where the best artists are.
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We must be happy with what we want when we are in pursuit of what we want.

We must be happy with what we want when we are in pursuit of what we want.
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I don't think I really saw people except as appendages to my needs. It's on

I don't think I really saw people except as appendages to my needs. It's only now, looking back, that I understand, but at the time I lived in a brilliantly lit haze, shifting and flickering according to my changing desires. Of course, that is only a desc
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It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
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Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above ot

Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.
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It is now recognised that dissociation is a way of forgetting, for a time.

It is now recognised that dissociation is a way of forgetting, for a time. The mind siphons off the bad memories into a separate part, and reclaiming those hidden-away memories us a complex process. So, when the memories resurface it does not feel as thou
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As for hearing, the sloth is not so much deaf as uninterested in sound.

As for hearing, the sloth is not so much deaf as uninterested in sound.
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The factory of love encompasses all, but on some days, does it seem to be o

The factory of love encompasses all, but on some days, does it seem to be one of suffocation, squeezing its target too tightly? And on other days not tight enough? Or maybe that is the breath of a living love knowing when to protect, when to release, and
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