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Century-old records are the closest thing we have to a time machine. To listen to the voice of Theodore Roosevelt or the piano playing of Claude Debussy is to feel the years falling away like autumn leaves from a maple tree.

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To say that my grief will be eternal would be ridiculous - nothing is etern

To say that my grief will be eternal would be ridiculous - nothing is eternal.
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Friendship isn't about becoming somebody else perfect person. It is about f

Friendship isn't about becoming somebody else perfect person. It is about finding someone who helps you become the best person you can be.
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Invisibility can be good as a superpower. But psychiatry reveals people don

Invisibility can be good as a superpower. But psychiatry reveals people don't like it very much.
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Without a degree of risk, there is little chance for the enormous mixture o

Without a degree of risk, there is little chance for the enormous mixture of relief and achievement that follows in its steps. It is the leap that goes on to support even greater attempts at the seemingly impossible challenges that the world often uses to
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Deep within the human constitution lie written laws of nature that should g

Deep within the human constitution lie written laws of nature that should guide man in the conduct of his life.
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Right or wrong, it's very pleasant to break something from time to time.

Right or wrong, it's very pleasant to break something from time to time.
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Those who are men in God’s eyes would live and die for the promotion of equ

Those who are men in God’s eyes would live and die for the promotion of equity, fairness and impartiality
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Tension is an interesting quality - and architecture must have it. There sh

Tension is an interesting quality - and architecture must have it. There should be elements of the inexplicable, the mysterious, and the poetic in something that is perfectly rational.
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It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our

It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
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The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . . . We wa

The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . . . We watched in silence at the beauty and grandeur of the great fish. Out of the corners of my eyes I saw Cico hold his hand to his breast as the golden carp glided by. Then with a switch
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Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness. On

Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness. Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation.
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But in my growth and development, I knew I wanted more. And more. Oh, God.

But in my growth and development, I knew I wanted more. And more. Oh, God. So much more. It's what being human is all about.
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