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Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.

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If our children were to grow up truthful they much be taught by those who h

If our children were to grow up truthful they much be taught by those who had a regard for truth; and not just a casual regard, a delicate regard. On this point we were adamant.
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Life is a fairytale of courage, fear, failure, persistence and triumph.

Life is a fairytale of courage, fear, failure, persistence and triumph.
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Tomorrow is no hazardous affair, a day like any other day: tomorrow is the

Tomorrow is no hazardous affair, a day like any other day: tomorrow is the result of many yesterdays and comes with a potent, cumulative effect. I am tomorrow what I chose to be yesterday and the day before. It is not possible that tomorrow I may negate a
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I do not see the point in dressing and acting and speaking in a way that ma

I do not see the point in dressing and acting and speaking in a way that makes you feel more comfortable and me feel less comfortable.
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The municipality sent water through six Annawadi faucets for ninety minutes

The municipality sent water through six Annawadi faucets for ninety minutes in the morning and ninety minutes at night. Shiv Sena men had appropriated the taps, charging usage fees to their neighbors. These water-brokers were resented, but not as much as
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Your life-blood is humanism. If it flows pure and clear, everything would h

Your life-blood is humanism. If it flows pure and clear, everything would happen nicely in the world - every defect in the society shall be healed.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

What good is a path that doesn’t carry us to the edge of our capacity and t

What good is a path that doesn’t carry us to the edge of our capacity and then beyond that place? A true calling involves a great exposure before it can become a genuine refuge.
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Those that dare not to dream big are cowards, for they fear to expose the a

Those that dare not to dream big are cowards, for they fear to expose the already great potentials embedded inside of them.
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Most people are just too self-absorbed, well-meaning, and lazy to bother or

Most people are just too self-absorbed, well-meaning, and lazy to bother orchestrating Machiavellian plans to slight or insult us. It’s more often a boring, complicated story of wrong assumptions, miscommunication, bad administration, and cover-ups—people
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The path leading to stability is always opened to the sons of God

The path leading to stability is always opened to the sons of God
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Life without death simply isn't life, but death

Life without death simply isn't life, but death
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In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there

In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there are gay folks everywhere and b) in my opinion as a father, there’s not a damn thing wrong with my child encountering gay folks in her literature, because see point a).
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago