Factober

How, then, does the written word work? What part of a reader absorbs it - or should that be a double question: what part of a reader absorbs what part of a text? I think that underneath, or alongside, a reader's conscious response to a text, whatever is needy in him is taking in whatever the text offers to assuage that need.

Posted 4 months ago

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A mere motivator sees potentials in people and tells them to take actions.

A mere motivator sees potentials in people and tells them to take actions. A true leader sees the same potentials in the same people and influences them to optimize them under his God-lead inspirations.
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...I have big dreams, too. I used to think that made me different and stran

...I have big dreams, too. I used to think that made me different and strange. But when I came here and found all these books, I realized there are places in the world where I belong, even if I haven't found them yet.
Posted 4 months ago

Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilizati

Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence
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The more you give the less your poor

The more you give the less your poor
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Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.
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It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.

It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Posted 4 months ago

Among other things a marriage is a system of belief, a story, and though it

Among other things a marriage is a system of belief, a story, and though it manifests itself in things that are real enough, the impulse that drives it is ultimately mysterious.
Posted 4 months ago

In asserting that people don't change, what she means is that they don't ch

In asserting that people don't change, what she means is that they don't change for the better. Whereas changing for the worse, that goes without saying.
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But when he thought to complain about the burden of its weight, he remember

But when he thought to complain about the burden of its weight, he remembered that, because he had the jacket, he had withstood the cold of the dawn.We have to be prepared for change, he thought, and he was grateful for the jacket's weight and warmth.The
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I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage w

I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
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Americans have always prized individuality - it is part of our national DNA

Americans have always prized individuality - it is part of our national DNA - but America is a community that draws strength from the sum of our people and has always known that the total of that sum is worth far more than its individual parts.
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The agents of etatism have certainly not been lacking in zeal and energy. B

The agents of etatism have certainly not been lacking in zeal and energy. But, for all this, economic affairs cannot be kept going by magistrates and policemen.
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