Factober

The bill neither confers nor abridges the rights of anyone but simply declares that in civil rights there shall be equality among all classes of citizens and that all alike shall be subject to the same punishment.

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Grace works ahead of us to draw us toward faith, to begin its work in us. E

Grace works ahead of us to draw us toward faith, to begin its work in us. Even the first fragile intuition of conviction of sin, the first intimation of our need of God, is the work of preparing, prevening grace, which draws us gradually toward wishing to
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Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hype

Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry.
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A wise man is a student though he is a teacher.

A wise man is a student though he is a teacher.
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The shots had dispersed the birds; there remained only two marabous, standi

The shots had dispersed the birds; there remained only two marabous, standing between ten and twenty paces away and plunged in reverie. They were like two old men with bald heads pressed between the shoulders.
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There it is,” he’d say reverentially. “The box represents the mysterious th

There it is,” he’d say reverentially. “The box represents the mysterious threshold between reality and make-believe. [..] Because every one of us has our box, a dark chamber stowing the thing that lanced our heart. It contains what you do everything for,
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All truly toxic thoughts are expelled while moving. Gotta move to stay aliv

All truly toxic thoughts are expelled while moving. Gotta move to stay alive.
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Life is a luminous halo a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from th

Life is a luminous halo a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning.
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Chronologically she is twelve but emotionally she is older, and intellectua

Chronologically she is twelve but emotionally she is older, and intellectually older still.
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Aspire to high standards, expect strong results, offer self praise, and sta

Aspire to high standards, expect strong results, offer self praise, and stack your confidence.
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Temptation is the feeling we get when encountered by an opportunity to do w

Temptation is the feeling we get when encountered by an opportunity to do what we innately know we shouldn't.
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But no, now I see I never meant to Ben what Ben meant to me. If there was a

But no, now I see I never meant to Ben what Ben meant to me. If there was anything I said which resonated in return, he found a better speech elsewhere. My romance went no further than his coat.
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Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom d

Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom does not afford much opportunity for grand gestures. It has little room for martyrs. But life is not supposed to be about dying well. It is about living well.
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