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Plato argued that good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will always find a way around law. By pretending that procedure will get rid of corruption, we have succeeded only in humiliating honest people and provided a cover of darkness and complexity for the bad people. There is a scandal here, but it's not the result of venal bureaucrats. (1994) p. 99

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Those who die with their music still on their tongues unsung are trying to

Those who die with their music still on their tongues unsung are trying to say “God had made a deal with the wrong customer like me
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In the course of a marriage, one accommodates the other.

In the course of a marriage, one accommodates the other.
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Any action a woman engages in from a spirit of joy, and within a similarly

Any action a woman engages in from a spirit of joy, and within a similarly safe and joyous environment, falls within the city-walls of feminism. A girl has a right to dance how she wants, when her favourite record comes on.
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I talk to younger actor types, and they bring up that word, 'brand,' and it

I talk to younger actor types, and they bring up that word, 'brand,' and it's like, 'All right, if that's the way you want to look at yourself.' Diet Pepsi's a brand; you're a human being.
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Do you love me enough that I am allowed to be damaged? Do you love me enoug

Do you love me enough that I am allowed to be damaged? Do you love me enough that I am allowed to be weak in some places?
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When she smiles at you, you will feel like the whole world in yours. If you

When she smiles at you, you will feel like the whole world in yours. If you really love her; else her smile wouldn't matter.
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When everything is at its worst, your mind just throws it all into the wast

When everything is at its worst, your mind just throws it all into the wastebasket and goes to Florida for a little while. There is a sudden electric what-the-hell glow as you stand there looking back over your shoulder at the bridge you just burnt down.
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Rory, I want to say that death is what you've always wanted. But that can't

Rory, I want to say that death is what you've always wanted. But that can't be the Truth. [This time] we can blame it on me. I'll be the packing mule, carry all the burden. & you, you can be a child again; fold your church hands like dirty laundry [crease
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Empowered Women 101: The moment you ignore bad behavior, in order to win a

Empowered Women 101: The moment you ignore bad behavior, in order to win a person's affection you have not won anything, but a person that has behavioral problems. If you couldn't fix their behavior before you won him, why could you fix him now?
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You are prettier than you can imagine.

You are prettier than you can imagine.
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However wretched her origins, she chose freely to continue her crimes again

However wretched her origins, she chose freely to continue her crimes against us from the moment she woke to this life. It is easy to forgive beautiful women, especially when they lay a sorrowful tale before you like a sugar-dusted meal. It does not mean
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The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; an

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
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