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The text-book is rare that stimulates its reader to ask, Why is this so? Or, How does this connect with what has been read elsewhere?

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It takes two to Tao.

It takes two to Tao.
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If they projected the fact that they are dangerous any harder, there would

If they projected the fact that they are dangerous any harder, there would be little puddles of "danger" on the floor around them. Look, it's "danger", don't step in it!
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Maybe you've heard the story of the man who was so driven by this curiosity

Maybe you've heard the story of the man who was so driven by this curiosity that he roamed among soldiers in battlefields. He sought a man who had died and returned to life amid the wounded struggling for their lives in pools of blood, a soldier who could
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He was only twelve, but he knew enough to realize that the way before him w

He was only twelve, but he knew enough to realize that the way before him would be hard. Is it worth it? he asked himself. Was it worth losing his old life in order to learn the truth of who he was and who he was becoming? Yes. Like the pluck of a stringe
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Be grateful for the twists in the road. They teach us humility and grace. A

Be grateful for the twists in the road. They teach us humility and grace. And any dancer in this life requires both
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March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing d

March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.
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Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public tr

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
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MacKenzie grinned at Mim. "They love the modern appliances.""Especially the

MacKenzie grinned at Mim. "They love the modern appliances.""Especially the electric floor sweeper," Valor chuckled."Defiance really has a thing for the vacuum cleaner," MacKenzie agreed in a secretive whisper."If he ever has kids, he'll probably name the
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When you face a great problem in life, don’t get scared. Consider it a grea

When you face a great problem in life, don’t get scared. Consider it a great adventure. Ultimately it will shape your life with charm.
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To set yourself up for success, you need to be real about what you can comm

To set yourself up for success, you need to be real about what you can commit to consistently.
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Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets ou

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
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I realised that if you get yourself labeled as the funny one, people don't

I realised that if you get yourself labeled as the funny one, people don't look any further. I've used that as I've got older. It's controlling: I decide what part of my personality you're seeing. I don't want you to look at me, I really don't. I don't wa
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