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During the Depression, my dad made radios to sell to make extra money. Nobody had any money to buy the radios, so he would trade them for dogs. He built kennels in the backyard, and he cared for the dogs.

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ANYTHING IN THIS UNIVERSE CAN BE A STORY WORTH TELLING, AS LONG AS YOU KNOW

ANYTHING IN THIS UNIVERSE CAN BE A STORY WORTH TELLING, AS LONG AS YOU KNOW HOW TO BEST TELL IT.
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A hero is not measured by the lives that he has saved. A hero is measured b

A hero is not measured by the lives that he has saved. A hero is measured by the number of the dead that he did not join.
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I hate SF books that think all you need to make a book is cool technology a

I hate SF books that think all you need to make a book is cool technology and mind-bending ideas without a decent plot or characters. And I hate when fantasy books are allowed to ramble off into five hundred page diatribes which don't advance the story on
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The better part of valour is discretion.

The better part of valour is discretion.
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Some of the toughest ayaat in the Quran have Allah's name "ar-Rahman" in th

Some of the toughest ayaat in the Quran have Allah's name "ar-Rahman" in them to make it clear that just because Allah is the Most Merciful, it doesn't mean He's not going to carry out justice.
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Here, at the edges,Whispering to you,And we’re not alone; not aloneHere, in

Here, at the edges,Whispering to you,And we’re not alone; not aloneHere, in the dark.We are behind the door, in the corners,In the room where you’ve just extinguished the light.We flicker in the shadow you cast on the wall.We are the prickle on the back o
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The love of nature is religion, and that religion is poetry; these three th

The love of nature is religion, and that religion is poetry; these three things are one thing. This is the unspoken creed of haiku poets.
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For me, I love food. It's my greatest pleasure and also the thing that coul

For me, I love food. It's my greatest pleasure and also the thing that could ruin you as well. It's one of those things where, if you're not thoughtful about it, it could be unhealthy. But if there's a mindfulness about it; it actually is a wonderful tool
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People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor

People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other's murder.
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Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped

Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages.
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There is no such thing as justice in the abstract it is merely a compact be

There is no such thing as justice in the abstract it is merely a compact between men.
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This is the way of peace-overcome evil with good and falsehood with truth

This is the way of peace-overcome evil with good and falsehood with truth and hatred with love.
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