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Love was more than just a fleeting desire, or a brief glimpse into a fairy tale, or a flash of playful flirtation in her beautiful hazel eyes. It was more than infatuation with a person’s best qualities, or reluctant acceptance of their less appealing traits. Real love meant loving the whole person, in every form, in every state, in every way. It was what transformed the ordinary monotony of everyday life into extraordinary moments of warmth and compassion and joy.

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It is easy to be conspicuously 'compassionate' if others are being forced t

It is easy to be conspicuously 'compassionate' if others are being forced to pay the cost.
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Controlled anger leads to positive action.

Controlled anger leads to positive action.
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You are not your poetry. Your self-esteem shouldn't depend on whether you p

You are not your poetry. Your self-esteem shouldn't depend on whether you publish, or whether some editor or writer you admire thinks you're any good.
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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
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I did, of course, on both counts, and started going out with the boy I lost

I did, of course, on both counts, and started going out with the boy I lost my virginity to - all of it. He lost his to me too, except that neither of us felt we had lost anything - just discovered the meaning of life and love and everything else unnecess
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Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the

Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves.
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For six months I did what women do: I waited. This is what women are taught

For six months I did what women do: I waited. This is what women are taught to be good at. It's said that a woman's life is merely preparation for the primal nine-month wait. Whatever the reason, they do it well. Sometimes they drink or bite their fingern
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Grace and Mercy hoverThe blood of Jesus coversThe gift of salvationIs your

Grace and Mercy hoverThe blood of Jesus coversThe gift of salvationIs your restorationAnd a balm for your condemnation
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The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical f

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
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What this country needs... what this great land of ours needs is something

What this country needs... what this great land of ours needs is something to happen to it. Something ferocious and tragic, like what happened to Jericho or the cities of the plain - something terrible I mean, son, so that when the people have been throug
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Using guilt, fear or any other negative emotion to try to change someone’s

Using guilt, fear or any other negative emotion to try to change someone’s behavior backfires 100% of the time. If you want someone to do something for you or for themselves, the most important thing to remember is they have to want to do it. No positive
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Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on t

Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on the road.
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