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I deeply believe that if the Australian Labor Party, a party of which I have been a proud member for more than 30 years, is to have the best future for our nation, then it must change fundamentally its culture and to end the power of faceless men. Australia must be governed by the people, not by the factions.

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No one makes history, no one sees it happen, no one sees the grass grow.

No one makes history, no one sees it happen, no one sees the grass grow.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.
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The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future w

The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.
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It is a harsh reality that some of the most important and respectable jobs

It is a harsh reality that some of the most important and respectable jobs which deserve high salaries might be better off with low salaries. A politician, or a minister, or a teacher is sure to be working sincerely and selflessly for the good of the peop
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Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom.

Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom.
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Kids never want a perfect mother; they need a little love, even if that com

Kids never want a perfect mother; they need a little love, even if that comes from a worst mother.
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Writing is a team sport.

Writing is a team sport.
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Hearts aren't handcuffs and people aren't prisons. When you feel it's time

Hearts aren't handcuffs and people aren't prisons. When you feel it's time for you to leave, you leave. You neither need to wait to be released, nor ask for permission.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

he death of a purposeful person is not the death of purpose

he death of a purposeful person is not the death of purpose
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In two words," said Alan quietly, "there is nothing I love half as much as

In two words," said Alan quietly, "there is nothing I love half as much as you.
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There is a predictable interlude when the rivals suddenly come together and

There is a predictable interlude when the rivals suddenly come together and speak for a second of their common loneliness, thus tritely demonstrating that we really are all the same, though I can't think of any really first-rate film, play, or book that i
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Though I would have died rather than told anyone, I was worried my exuberan

Though I would have died rather than told anyone, I was worried my exuberant drug use had damaged my brain and my nervous system and maybe even my soul in some irreparable and perhaps not readily apparent way.
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