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Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.

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Destiny, Talent, Calling, purpose. each of us came with our Talents, Purpos

Destiny, Talent, Calling, purpose. each of us came with our Talents, Purpose and Calling. What you do with them is the summary of your life here on earth.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Why on earth do you carry a mirror around with you?” “It's purely a defensi

Why on earth do you carry a mirror around with you?” “It's purely a defensive device. We seldom quarrel, and this is one of the reasons. Can you imagine yourself getting all worked up and contorted and illogical and then coming face to face with yourself,
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Siobhan said that when you are writing a book you have to include some desc

Siobhan said that when you are writing a book you have to include some descriptions of things. I said that I could take photographs and put them in the book. But she said the idea of a book was to describe things using words so that people could read them
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In February 1912, ancient China came to an end when the last of three mille

In February 1912, ancient China came to an end when the last of three millennia of Chinese emperors abdicated.Imagine twentieth-century Italy coming to terms with the fall of the Roman empire or Egypt with the last pharaoh abdicating in 1912. For China, t
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Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choos

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
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Women are just beginning to see that there's something about being a woman

Women are just beginning to see that there's something about being a woman that's innately different from being a man. I love what I'm seeing take place and I know Julia has so much to offer.
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But all historians, one may say without exception, and in no half-hearted m

But all historians, one may say without exception, and in no half-hearted manner, but making this the beginning and end of their labour, have impressed on us that the soundest education and training for a life of active politics is the study of History, a
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I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless gover

I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.
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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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Europe enjoyed a heritage of fairy tales alive with talking animals--some a

Europe enjoyed a heritage of fairy tales alive with talking animals--some almost real, other deliciously bogus-- to spark child's fantasies and gallop grownups to the cherished haunts of childhood. It pleased Antonina that her zoo offered on orient of fab
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You pass as a guy; I, as pregnant. Our waiter cheerfully tells us about his

You pass as a guy; I, as pregnant. Our waiter cheerfully tells us about his family, expresses delight in ours. On the surface, it may have seemed as though your body was becoming more and more “male,” mine, more and more “female.” But that’s not how it fe
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We don't think a sustainable society need be stagnant, boring, uniform, or

We don't think a sustainable society need be stagnant, boring, uniform, or rigid. It need not be, and probably could not be, centrally controlled or authoritarian. It could be a world that has the time, the resources, and the will to correct its mistakes,
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