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Farms and food production should be, I submit, at least as important as who pierced their navel in Hollywood this week. Please tell me I'm not the only one who believes this. Please. As a culture, we think we're well educated, but I'm not sure that what we've learned necessarily helps us survive.

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Tell people the hammered truth, and it will ring like steel against an anvi

Tell people the hammered truth, and it will ring like steel against an anvil.
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Two passing jetliners reported to controllers they’d seen a man with a gun

Two passing jetliners reported to controllers they’d seen a man with a gun seated on a deck chair at eleven thousand feet…
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You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You ca

You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.
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Travel is the only context in which some people ever look around. If we spe

Travel is the only context in which some people ever look around. If we spent half the energy looking at our own neighborhoods, we'd probably learn twice as much.
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It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it

It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.
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....And let me tell you something about families they're overrated. They're

....And let me tell you something about families they're overrated. They're a weakness. The leave you or get taken from you or they disappoint you. Families are a liability.
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I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.
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In order to understand what happened, we'll use words in the way that they

In order to understand what happened, we'll use words in the way that they exist: as drawers of distinction between ideas.
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I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point,

I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.
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Any negative thought will give rise to negative vibrations which tend to re

Any negative thought will give rise to negative vibrations which tend to reach an individual even before you open your mouth! So, entertain positive thoughts about individuals you want to build relations with.
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You hear with your ears, but you listen with an open mind.

You hear with your ears, but you listen with an open mind.
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I need to open this door of self in order to throw out everything that is u

I need to open this door of self in order to throw out everything that is useless and to save the meaning ofthe things I have to keep.
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