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For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.

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Nobody believes me when I say that my long book is an attempt to create a w

Nobody believes me when I say that my long book is an attempt to create a world in which a form of language agreeable to my personal aesthetic might seem real. But it is true.
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I know who I am, and I know who you are, and nothing else matters. it's how

I know who I am, and I know who you are, and nothing else matters. it's how we live our life.
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I concluded by saying that the SEALs in that room truly gave meaning to Geo

I concluded by saying that the SEALs in that room truly gave meaning to George Orwell's observation that "people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." page 546
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I have to admit, insanity is so much fun.

I have to admit, insanity is so much fun.
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103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a ri

103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a rigid, fixed mind, following a rule about how things have to be. The violence and the anger in us remain unnoticed, because we are caught in our pictures of how we should be.
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I don’t think my journey has to be harrowing to be important. Simply doing

I don’t think my journey has to be harrowing to be important. Simply doing the tasks of the day is enough. Such as getting up every morning to go to work to support my family and sacrificing personal time in service to others, teaching my children to give
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Yet have I oft been beaten in the field, And sometimes hurt," said I, "but

Yet have I oft been beaten in the field, And sometimes hurt," said I, "but scorn'd to yield." He smiled and said: "Alas! thou dost not see, My son, how great a flame's prepared for thee.
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In the four years since its launch, Kepler has chalked up 122 new and confi

In the four years since its launch, Kepler has chalked up 122 new and confirmed planets. It's also caught the scent of nearly three thousand additional objects, of which probably 80 percent or more will turn out to be other-worldly orbs.
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... as Eskimo language is to snow, so archaic English is to 'metal objects

... as Eskimo language is to snow, so archaic English is to 'metal objects designed to cause harm'.
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We stood as the ground shifted and we saw the view from belowthrough tiled

We stood as the ground shifted and we saw the view from belowthrough tiled floors and concrete stairs, our feet burning holes in the foundation while you whispered of dreams.
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Never forget a man who weathered and rescued you from the storm just becaus

Never forget a man who weathered and rescued you from the storm just because you can see the shores.
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We can see that for the deep work to continue, trying to prove one's worth

We can see that for the deep work to continue, trying to prove one's worth to the chorus of jealous hags is pointless.
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