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If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did.

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I was drunk but not drunk enough to say what I wanted, that we don't live o

I was drunk but not drunk enough to say what I wanted, that we don't live our lives so much as come to them, as different people and things collect mysteriously around us.
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It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or

It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.
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Every time someone tries to prevent a war from beginning...people get kille

Every time someone tries to prevent a war from beginning...people get killed.
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God had spoken to His people through His Word. It had humbled them in their

God had spoken to His people through His Word. It had humbled them in their sins, but it had lifted them up to see the grace and mercy of God, and then had directed them into a new life of obedience. In all our desperate searching for ways to find joy, Go
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Defeating the enemy through deception with little loss of life is better th

Defeating the enemy through deception with little loss of life is better than fighting face-to-face with the loss of many lives on both sides.
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When I was in college, I wrote poetry very seriously, and then once I had s

When I was in college, I wrote poetry very seriously, and then once I had started writing short stories, I didn't go back to poetry, partially because I felt like I understood how incredibly difficult it was.
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When one remains ‘sincere’, no type of fear will come to him in the worldly

When one remains ‘sincere’, no type of fear will come to him in the worldly life (sansar) and it will lead him to moksha (ultimate liberation)!
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Was this the big one or was this the small tremor, the warning? Does it get

Was this the big one or was this the small tremor, the warning? Does it get better - does the sensation of being in a dream underwater go away?
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A man's concern, even his despair, over the worthwhileness of life is an ex

A man's concern, even his despair, over the worthwhileness of life is an existential distress but by no means a mental disease.
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The idea that fast reading is good reading is a twentieth-century weed, spr

The idea that fast reading is good reading is a twentieth-century weed, springing out of the stony farmland cultivated by the computer manufacturers.
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1. Write like you’ll live forever — fear is a bad editor.2. Write like you’

1. Write like you’ll live forever — fear is a bad editor.2. Write like you’ll croak today — death is the best editor.3. Fooling others is fun. Fooling yourself is a lethal mistake.4. Pick one — fame or delight.5. The archer knows the target. The poet know
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CoMMOn SeNSe iS nOt sO cOmMOn aMoNg coMMon pEOPLe...

CoMMOn SeNSe iS nOt sO cOmMOn aMoNg coMMon pEOPLe...
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