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Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.

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You’ll slip up, just like everyone else who tries to mess with the British

You’ll slip up, just like everyone else who tries to mess with the British Empire. They all get it wrong somehow – forget some detail, make some tiny error, invade Russia – and then it’s all downhill from there.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It takes a long time for a country to build a strong base in science, but o

It takes a long time for a country to build a strong base in science, but only a short time to destroy it. Germany was a sad example. It was a world leader in the sciences for more than a century, until its science base was demolished during the Nazi era,
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A life that lacks physical exercise and activity leads to lethargy and prom

A life that lacks physical exercise and activity leads to lethargy and promotes sickness of both body and mind. Exercise is important because it helps the heart, lungs, muscles and brain to be more efficient in their use of oxygen. Take personal responsib
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People were kind and friendly and amusing, but they thought that companions

People were kind and friendly and amusing, but they thought that companionship and conversation were synonymous, and some of them had voices that jarred in your head. There was a lot to be said for dogs. They understood without telling you so, and they we
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Politics is compromise.

Politics is compromise.
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You should wake up in the morning and say, 'What do I want to do today? Wha

You should wake up in the morning and say, 'What do I want to do today? What's going to make me happy?'
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Honey, the sun rises and sets with that Bill of hers. Everything he says is

Honey, the sun rises and sets with that Bill of hers. Everything he says is Gospel. She loves her man.""Is that what loving your man is?""Has a lot to do with it."Jean Louise said, "You mean losing your own identity, don't you?""In a way, yes," said Henry
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

He wanted to leave the past a few hundred miles down the road, shake it off

He wanted to leave the past a few hundred miles down the road, shake it off like dust. But that ws the problem with the past. It kept finding him.
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If the vibrant and frolicking merry-go-round of our daily living has been o

If the vibrant and frolicking merry-go-round of our daily living has been ousted by an eerie void of an intractable vacuum, only inspiriting memories may shore up our inner world. ("Only silence remained ")
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Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.

Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.
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The architect of popular culture is none other than Satan. He is the chief

The architect of popular culture is none other than Satan. He is the chief designer and chief marketer, and he has been branding worldliness since the beginning of time. His methods are shifty and constantly in motion, changing fads and trends to keep the
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Why didn't anyone question "It's been a hard days night" Who talks like tha

Why didn't anyone question "It's been a hard days night" Who talks like that anyway?
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