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I'm sure it's one of the most frustrating aspects of human experience for all of us, that when we tell someone who's hurt us that they've hurt us, they tend to react with anger because they feel guilty, and we know we also get angry when we feel guilty.

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After we were hit on September 11, 2001, we were in a state of national sho

After we were hit on September 11, 2001, we were in a state of national shock. Less than six weeks later, on October 26 2001, the U.S.A. Patriot Act was passed by a Congress that had little chance to debate it; many said that they scarcely had time to rea
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People have nannies and big cars, and they want to go to Maui for Christmas

People have nannies and big cars, and they want to go to Maui for Christmas. When there are those kind of stakes involved, people get ruthless.
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Our real life is not the life we live, and we feel that our deepest, nay, o

Our real life is not the life we live, and we feel that our deepest, nay, our most intimate thoughts are quite apart from ourselves, for we are other than our thoughts and our dreams. And it is only at special moments – it may be by merest accident – that
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.

Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.
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A 'real' person, profoundly as we may sympathise with him, is in a great me

A 'real' person, profoundly as we may sympathise with him, is in a great measure perceptible only through our senses, that is to say, he remains opaque, offers a dead weight which our sensibilities have not the strength to lift.
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I always ate healthy, but it wasn't scientific. Now it's a high-protein die

I always ate healthy, but it wasn't scientific. Now it's a high-protein diet and no carbohydrates. I have more consistent energy, and I don't get tired after a meal. It does take a very detailed meal plan.
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Colors are the smiles of nature.

Colors are the smiles of nature.
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There are two kinds of talents man-made talent and God-given talent. With

There are two kinds of talents man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent you just touch it up once in a while.
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We follow our scripts like actors in a very large, very long production. An

We follow our scripts like actors in a very large, very long production. And even with no audience, none of us gives a hint that it isn't real.
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It occurred to me then that the man might not be mad

It occurred to me then that the man might not be mad
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I want to make a difference. But get a job? I worry that will make the ordi

I want to make a difference. But get a job? I worry that will make the ordinary, like everybody else.
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A country road, a gravel road, is a sign of civilization, sure, but it’s ju

A country road, a gravel road, is a sign of civilization, sure, but it’s just a farm, an easy conquest. Iron means a stronghold, people who can defend what’s theirs.
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