Factober

In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.

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Materialism and self-centeredness are the great vices of our age.

Materialism and self-centeredness are the great vices of our age.
Posted 4 months ago

The producer, in effect, has to work as a translator. You form a very tight

The producer, in effect, has to work as a translator. You form a very tight relationship with the director and writer from the beginning, and then you are constantly communicating to the various people that begin to come into the process, as you are tryin
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Hope is when we have a beautiful vision of something and a positive emotion

Hope is when we have a beautiful vision of something and a positive emotion to go along with it. When our world comes crashing down, when we are trapped in a deep, dark, despairing hopelessness, we need a bigger perspective. Hope comes when we reflect on
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When a heart mends it doesn't let the same people in twice.

When a heart mends it doesn't let the same people in twice.
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The spiral in a snail's shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in t

The spiral in a snail's shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in the Milky Way galaxy, and it's also the same mathematically as the spirals in our DNA. It's the same ratio that you'll find in very basic music that transcends cultures all over the
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I'm basically one of the best people I know.

I'm basically one of the best people I know.
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He reached up and tugged his ear. And I did the same.

He reached up and tugged his ear. And I did the same.
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We hear tears loudly on this side of Heaven. What we don't take time to con

We hear tears loudly on this side of Heaven. What we don't take time to contemplate are the even louder cheers on the other side of death's valley.
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Lying is a cooperative act. Think about it. A lie has no power whatsoever b

Lying is a cooperative act. Think about it. A lie has no power whatsoever by its mere utterance. Its power emerges when someone else agrees to believe the lie.
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Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
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What else is there to do?

What else is there to do?
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this sounds a little simple, but I think if we didnt know illness we wouldn

this sounds a little simple, but I think if we didnt know illness we wouldnt really feel the exhiliration of good health. and if we never cried, we wouldnt be able to recognize joy. in a way, the good only gains value when it is contrasted with the bad
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