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It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.

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If you haven't caused a scene in a psych unit, it's just because you haven'

If you haven't caused a scene in a psych unit, it's just because you haven't been inside long enough.
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it is easier to induce national governments to discriminate against foreign

it is easier to induce national governments to discriminate against foreign producers than to defend the interests of domestic consumers
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When your cause is noble, you shall never know fear.

When your cause is noble, you shall never know fear.
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I'm fiercely independent, but I'm also terrified of being alone.

I'm fiercely independent, but I'm also terrified of being alone.
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He pondered long over this, for might not another man, returning to another

He pondered long over this, for might not another man, returning to another valley, have found none of these things? Why was it given to one man to have his pain transmuted into gladness? Why was it given to one man to have such an awareness of God?
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For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core o

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
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Under the cover of encryption, terror masterminds provide recruits with the

Under the cover of encryption, terror masterminds provide recruits with the tactics and tools necessary to carry out attacks using small arms and explosives. None of this requires any overseas travel.
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There is something in our soul that loathes true attention much more violen

There is something in our soul that loathes true attention much more violently than flesh loathes fatigue. That something is much closer to evil than flesh is. That is why, every time we truly give our attention, we destroy some evil in ourselves. If one
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I gather," he added, "that you've never had much time to study the classics

I gather," he added, "that you've never had much time to study the classics?""That is so.""Pity. Pity. You've missed a lot. Everyone should be made to study the classics, if I had my way."Poirot shrugged his shou
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There is something immensely scary about putting yourself out there for peo

There is something immensely scary about putting yourself out there for people to love or hate you, fan or pan you, review or screw you.
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Sometimes for the spectators a great magic effect is worth a life’s experie

Sometimes for the spectators a great magic effect is worth a life’s experience.
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I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I

I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
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