Factober

For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?

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everyone has their folding-point, Miles. Their mortal vulnerability. Some j

everyone has their folding-point, Miles. Their mortal vulnerability. Some just keep it in a nonstandard location.
Posted 4 months ago

It would be sad if we lost our instinct and our courage to love and protect

It would be sad if we lost our instinct and our courage to love and protect.
Posted 4 months ago

The local liberal press, much molested by the censorship, had its courageou

The local liberal press, much molested by the censorship, had its courageous and skilful writers such as VM Doroshevich, the master of that semi-literary and semi-journalistic essay at which Bronstein himself was one day to excel.
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Bring forward what is true. Write it so that it is clear. Defend it to your

Bring forward what is true. Write it so that it is clear. Defend it to your last breath.
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You are as ordinary as spring,' he murmured. 'As powerless as sunlight.' He

You are as ordinary as spring,' he murmured. 'As powerless as sunlight.' He ran his fingertips down her neck. 'And when I touch you, I burn,' he said, making her heart stop and a flare of wild panic light inside her. He was too close; he was getting to he
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Cat, I'll let you in on a little secret. We don't all love our jobs every d

Cat, I'll let you in on a little secret. We don't all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn't make the work part of it any easier...It just makes you less likely to quit.
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To the young woman I say, This is the moment in your life when he who is wo

To the young woman I say, This is the moment in your life when he who is wooing you will be at his kindest. And if you do not see kindness in the man you are dating, beware! For the partnership you are looking for will be nourished and nurtured only on th
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Directing a movie is a little bit like being back in student government and

Directing a movie is a little bit like being back in student government and putting on the homecoming dance. You're like, 'You put up the streamers, and you hire the DJ, and you get the punch bowl.' Some people are just like, 'This dance sucks.' And you'r
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The shadow of the passions of the moment transversed this grand and gentle

The shadow of the passions of the moment transversed this grand and gentle spirit occupied with eternal things.
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My home is not a place

My home is not a place
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This won't look so good in my obituary," Schaffer said dolefully. There was

This won't look so good in my obituary," Schaffer said dolefully. There was a perceptible edge of strain under the lightly-spoken words."Gave his life for his country in a ladies' lavatory in Upper Bavaria.
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Champions keep playing until they get it right.

Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Posted 4 months ago