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Calligraphy may well be simply an artistic version of another form, that is the ideograms which make up the poem, but then not only does it reflect the character and temperament of the artist but . . . also betrays his heart rate, his breathing.

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Noble failure atones for the impossibility of resisting progress successful

Noble failure atones for the impossibility of resisting progress successfully.
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I fall down I get up I fall down And the while I keep dancing.

I fall down I get up I fall down And the while I keep dancing.
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Give yourself a break. When you are alone with your thoughts you should not

Give yourself a break. When you are alone with your thoughts you should not be arguing.
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Talent alone gets you nowhere. You really have to have the grit, and you go

Talent alone gets you nowhere. You really have to have the grit, and you gotta have a love for people.
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You loved her," Isobel

You loved her," Isobel
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Mind and body are in many ways opposite from each other, and mind and body

Mind and body are in many ways opposite from each other, and mind and body must each act according to its own principles. Nonetheless, while the mind and body are different in disposition, they are complementary opposites that form a single whole. For us
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History isn't like that. History unravels gently, like an old sweater. It h

History isn't like that. History unravels gently, like an old sweater. It has been patched and darned many times, reknitted to suit different people, shoved in a box under the sink of censorship to be cut up for the dusters of propaganda, yet it always -
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They sealed this promise by hooking pinkies, the way they used to, long ago

They sealed this promise by hooking pinkies, the way they used to, long ago, when promises didn't hurt as much.
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The three representative men of the Bible, the natural, the carnal, and the

The three representative men of the Bible, the natural, the carnal, and the spiritual - Which are you? Are you living in Egypt, the world and home of the natural man, or in the wilderness, the abode of the carnal? ... Are you already through the wildernes
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Misery comes to miser; joy comes to wiser. (A Very Hot Cup of Tea, Empathy)

Misery comes to miser; joy comes to wiser. (A Very Hot Cup of Tea, Empathy)Juvenile invites, youth tries, adult applies, and the old man dies. (A Straw Man, Empathy)In everyone, there lives a superhero. (The Medicine Man, Empathy)Faith is the strongest wo
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Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.

Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.
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…even if I discover that I don't particularly like or agree with them, I st

…even if I discover that I don't particularly like or agree with them, I still can see that they are human beings, just like me. They are not an idea. They are not a concept. They are a real, living and breathing human being who is just trying to figure e
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