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In America, to be ID'd - sorted, tagged, and permanently filed - is to lose a bit of one's soul. To die a little. This sounds like a subtle, poetic notion. It's not. In American legal and cultural tradition, one essential privilege of citizenship is not having to prove it on demand.

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Even if it's not appreciated, do your best. Integrity will take you further

Even if it's not appreciated, do your best. Integrity will take you further than acknowledgement.
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Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below th

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
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If God gives you a hundred bucks, you better bet He’s going to ask you what

If God gives you a hundred bucks, you better bet He’s going to ask you what you bought.
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Take the first A out of Abraham and put it at the end. You get Brahama. The

Take the first A out of Abraham and put it at the end. You get Brahama. There’s the ancient connection right there.
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Those were her best days, although there was always something feckless abou

Those were her best days, although there was always something feckless about her, something so slack and almost fearful in her too frequent smile, so that when you saw Mignon being happy, you always thought: "It can't last." She had the febrile gaiety of
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I have never been what you would call just an integrationist. I know I've b

I have never been what you would call just an integrationist. I know I've been called that... Integrating that bus wouldn't mean more equality. Even when there was segregation, there was plenty of integration in the South, but it was for the benefit and c
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Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone's rights. It's

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone's rights. It's where we're reminded that we're all human and all equal. It's where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of
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Prayer may not change our outer circumstances but inwardly it can change ev

Prayer may not change our outer circumstances but inwardly it can change everything
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As always, she was carrying the washing. Rudy was carrying two buckets of c

As always, she was carrying the washing. Rudy was carrying two buckets of cold water, or as he put it, two buckets of future ice.
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Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
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24 hours a day, ain't enough anymore! But give some a Century a day and pro

24 hours a day, ain't enough anymore! But give some a Century a day and procrastination would still be their undoing.
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The distinctive feature of Christianity is blood atonement. Without it we c

The distinctive feature of Christianity is blood atonement. Without it we cannot be saved. Blood is actually a symbol of the death of Christ.
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