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The most important job of a leader is to instill the confidence to follow.

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Robin McKinley's 'The Blue Sword' was a defining book of my teen years, and

Robin McKinley's 'The Blue Sword' was a defining book of my teen years, and I'd love to have more books like that in the world.
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We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.

We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.
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...I see you as series of gestures, a palette of colors -all these tiny til

...I see you as series of gestures, a palette of colors -all these tiny tiles pixelate, and then coalesce... into the idea of you...
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Understanding is a pure glass of water. All great truths have no taste. Hin

Understanding is a pure glass of water. All great truths have no taste. Hints of sweetness are coloured by the need for amazement.
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Our hearts may be strong and resilient against the trials of life, but they

Our hearts may be strong and resilient against the trials of life, but they become weak and fragile against the trials of love.
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I've needed someone like you for a long time. Now that I have you, no one i

I've needed someone like you for a long time. Now that I have you, no one is going to take you from me.Logan to Madeline
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And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistake

And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistakes that were made, not being able to react to the circumstances that those mistakes created in a real positive and professional and helpful way for John McCain.
Posted 4 months ago

I know this president. And I can tell you that he cares deeply about the ne

I know this president. And I can tell you that he cares deeply about the next generation of young women in this country - his daughters, and everyone's daughters. President Obama had the courage to stand with Sandra Fluke. Without hesitation, he defended
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What then am I? In the end, all we have is simply what we find, and what we

What then am I? In the end, all we have is simply what we find, and what we can usefully say to each other about what we find is all that needs to be said. And perhaps, in the end, it's best just to sit quietly and let go of that thought too.
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I do like going to the movies, but I like eating tons of sweets and ice cre

I do like going to the movies, but I like eating tons of sweets and ice cream, so I can't go to the movies anymore.
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For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dep

For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
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As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those

As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
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