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The author perceptively outlines what might be an underrated aspect of his

The author perceptively outlines what might be an underrated aspect of his subject and of many others whose public achievements are of note – a "gift for friendship". McCullough says Adams, despite his towering intellect and curmudgeonly demeanor, had a s
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Never run upstairs when someone’s chasing you. Don’t try to quick-draw a ma

Never run upstairs when someone’s chasing you. Don’t try to quick-draw a man who already has his gun out. Never light a match in the dark in a strange building. Half of staying safe is just keeping your head and being prudent.
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The music in his laughter had a way of rounding off the missing notes in he

The music in his laughter had a way of rounding off the missing notes in her soul.
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If you were to go, and hopefully someday you will, you would see a lot of p

If you were to go, and hopefully someday you will, you would see a lot of paintings of dead people. You'd see Jesus on the cross, and you'd see a dude getting stabbed in the neck, and you'd see people dying at sea and in battle and a parade of martyrs. Bu
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I knew it would be all of those things and so much more to me, but it was h

I knew it would be all of those things and so much more to me, but it was his heart I was yanking from his chest with my decision, and that’s what mattered to me. I was giving up a piece of my own as well, but it was a choice. His was just collateral.
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While she could hardly fathom what had just happened to her that night, she

While she could hardly fathom what had just happened to her that night, she reached some conclusions before she fell asleep, certain things now made perfect sense; Moon River didn’t sound so syrupy, mistletoe wasn’t such a bad idea, and perhaps dating was
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Planning eliminates urgency by allowing you to bring your future into the p

Planning eliminates urgency by allowing you to bring your future into the present.
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The most convincing and enduring foe of the global financial economy ultima

The most convincing and enduring foe of the global financial economy ultimately is the global financial economy itself. - Ulrich Beck
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Justice is paramount. The new judgement is the justice of the hidden time.

Justice is paramount. The new judgement is the justice of the hidden time.
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You can always live extraordinary live.You are born to reach your full pote

You can always live extraordinary live.You are born to reach your full potential.The only limit is yourself.
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The dwarf’s eyes widened—at least I think they widened, since they became m

The dwarf’s eyes widened—at least I think they widened, since they became much more visible in his hairy face—and he froze.“Would you prefer to retrieve the missive yourself, M’lady Wisp?” he asked.“I’d rather not,” I said. No way was I touching some stra
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You can't wake up one day and say 'I'm for gay marriage,' and wake up the n

You can't wake up one day and say 'I'm for gay marriage,' and wake up the next day and say 'I'm against it.' Wake up one day and say, 'I'm pro-choice,' and the next day wake up and say, 'I'm pro-life.' There's no credibility there.
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