Factober

I had long ago stopped believing in promises. Biological imperatives, yes. Environmental factors, yes. Promises, no.

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Wisdom is the principal thing. The principle to discover the principal thin

Wisdom is the principal thing. The principle to discover the principal thing is "the fear of the Lord". Fear God and be wise.
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Steven Fry on The Da Vinci Code-"It is complete loose stoolwater. It is ars

Steven Fry on The Da Vinci Code-"It is complete loose stoolwater. It is arse-gravy of the worst kind.
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if you don't believe,nothing ever happens at all.

if you don't believe,nothing ever happens at all.
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Frank, how did you do that?" Jason yelled.Frank's head swam with pain. He f

Frank, how did you do that?" Jason yelled.Frank's head swam with pain. He forced himself not to pass out. "I'm the ranking Roman officer," he said. "They- uh, they don't recognize you. Sorry."Jason grimaced, but he didn't look particularly surprised. "How
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off th

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
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To the union of all honest men.

To the union of all honest men.
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Our house has its back to the sea,' writes Hester in her journal. 'Below us

Our house has its back to the sea,' writes Hester in her journal. 'Below us, the ocean spreads to the sky, twitching wide and blue and hungry. One would think it to be infinite. But we, of course, know better.
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We have advantages. We have a cushion to fall back on. This is abundance. A

We have advantages. We have a cushion to fall back on. This is abundance. A luxury of place and time. Something rare and wonderful. It's almost historically unprecedented. We must do extraordinary things. We have to. It would be absurd not to.
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the bombers of Manhattan represent fascism with an Islamic face. . . . What

the bombers of Manhattan represent fascism with an Islamic face. . . . What they abominate about ‘the West,’ to put it in a phrase, is not what Western liberals don’t like and can’t defend about their own system, but what they do like about it and must de
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A humble and contrite heart knows that it can merit nothing before God and

A humble and contrite heart knows that it can merit nothing before God and that all that is necessary is to be reconciled to one's helplessness and let our holy and almighty God care for us just as an infant surrenders himself to his mother's care.
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Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set

Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free.
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Ad they entered Berlin, while still killing off the last of its German defe

Ad they entered Berlin, while still killing off the last of its German defenders, The Russians indulged in an orgy of rape and rage beyond the bounds of human Imagination. Over the course of ten days, about 130,000 women were raped---
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