Factober

My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.

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The thing about second chances", Mom interrupted, laying a hand on my arm "

The thing about second chances", Mom interrupted, laying a hand on my arm "is we always walk into them assuming we'll feel better, when nine times out of ten things get worse before the ever get better.
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Clothing doesn't really change a man. But it changes how others react to hi

Clothing doesn't really change a man. But it changes how others react to him.
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He who runs with the platypus is no more a man than he who swallows chesnut

He who runs with the platypus is no more a man than he who swallows chesnuts
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I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're

I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect.
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I was such a big 'Dirty Dozen,' 'Where Eagles Dare,' 'A Bridge Too Far' - a

I was such a big 'Dirty Dozen,' 'Where Eagles Dare,' 'A Bridge Too Far' - all those kinds of movies I loved.
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Marriage helps young couples to raise themselves towards God. The bond of m

Marriage helps young couples to raise themselves towards God. The bond of marriage unites two souls so firmly that though they are physically two separate entities, their souls are merged into one harmonious whole.
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Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
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Men have been taught that the ego is the synonym of evil, and selflessness

Men have been taught that the ego is the synonym of evil, and selflessness the ideal of virtue. But the creator is the egotist in the absolute sense, and the selfless man is the one who does not think, feel, judge or act. These are functions of the self.
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Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patien

Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patience. It opens up another door in a person - a door which you may not even have known was there. That's what I feel with my son. There's suddenly another level of love that expands.
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Government should be a place where people can come together, and no one get

Government should be a place where people can come together, and no one gets left behind. No one…gets left behind. An instrument of good.
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The truth has value.

The truth has value.
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Ironically, this physically weak feeling signifies that I’m actually gettin

Ironically, this physically weak feeling signifies that I’m actually getting stronger. I know from my past that I will ultimately feel strong if I just sit with the feeling and experience it.
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