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Every new encounter provides a new mirror for me to view my own experiences through, and there is a level of selfishness during this period as I hunger to understand more about the girls' lives in order to understand mine. If I could figure out what had happened to them, perhaps I had a better chance of explaining it all to myself.

Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Don't think, Ember...just burn.

Don't think, Ember...just burn.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm not a bad driver. And I never will be because I took lessons when I was

I'm not a bad driver. And I never will be because I took lessons when I was quite a boy. I never had to pass a test because there wasn't such a thing when I first started driving a motor car. So I didn't have to pass one.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

One might almost define intelligence as the level at which an aware organis

One might almost define intelligence as the level at which an aware organism demands, 'What's in it for me?
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Because of the value placed on individual materialistic success in our soci

Because of the value placed on individual materialistic success in our society, we are surrounded by people primarily interested in getting something from others. Their attitudes are characterised by selfishness and a lack of empathy for others.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Men love liberty because it protects them from control and humiliation from

Men love liberty because it protects them from control and humiliation from others, and thus affords them the possibility of dignity. They loathe liberty because it throws them back on their own abilities and resources, and thus confronts them with the po
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Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy then. Why? Reaction. A life

Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy then. Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night. Gradually changes your character.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

When life gives you something that makes you feel afraid, that's when life

When life gives you something that makes you feel afraid, that's when life gives you a chance to be brave.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excite

The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excited about words and numbers and ideas, (2) avoid sticking with what’s easy and safe, and (3) become sophisticated thinkers, the more we should do everything possible to help them for
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Taking care of your thoughts is at least as important as taking care of you

Taking care of your thoughts is at least as important as taking care of your body - if not even more important.
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An improper mind is a perpetual feast.

An improper mind is a perpetual feast.
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When we do things with love, we gain the knowledge and wisdom and do it bet

When we do things with love, we gain the knowledge and wisdom and do it better.
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An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect’s point of view! Only man

An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect’s point of view! Only man can attain the rank of innocence through becoming a peaceful vegetarian!
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