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There are five dangerous faults which may affect a general:(1) Recklessness, which leads to destruction;(2) cowardice, which leads to capture;(3) a hasty temper, which can be provoked by insults;(4) a delicacy of honor which is sensitive to shame;(5) over-solicitude for his men, which exposes him to worry and trouble.

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To lose the approbation of my dog is a thing too horrible to contemplate.

To lose the approbation of my dog is a thing too horrible to contemplate.
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It's necessary to understand what real intelligence work is. It will never

It's necessary to understand what real intelligence work is. It will never cease. It's absolutely essential that we have it. At its best, it is simply the left arm of healthy governmental curiosity. It brings to a strong government what it needs to know.
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Too pretty, dreamlike mimicry!O falling fire and piercing cryand panic, and

Too pretty, dreamlike mimicry!O falling fire and piercing cryand panic, and a weak mailed fistclenched ignorant against the sky!
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You have to do something about your dream every day

You have to do something about your dream every day
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Maybe death is the great equalizer, the one big thing that can finally make

Maybe death is the great equalizer, the one big thing that can finally make strangers shed a tear for one another.
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Death only comes when a being has served its purpose. From a narrow perspec

Death only comes when a being has served its purpose. From a narrow perspective, that purpose may not be clear, but in the grand scheme of things, it makes perfect sense.
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My mother finally took me to a child psychologist, who knew exactly what I

My mother finally took me to a child psychologist, who knew exactly what I was, but she just couldn’t accept it and kept trying to tell my folks I was reading their body language and was very observant, so I had good reason to imagine I heard people’s tho
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Some of the people who hate me love some of the sentences that I have writt

Some of the people who hate me love some of the sentences that I have written, until they get to the name of the person to whom the sentences are attributed.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

There might be false starts and do-overs. You are entitled to experiment be

There might be false starts and do-overs. You are entitled to experiment before you find your calling.
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I came in haste with cursing breath,And heart of hardest steel;But when I s

I came in haste with cursing breath,And heart of hardest steel;But when I saw thee cold in death,I felt as man should feel.For when I look upon that face,That cold, unheeding, frigid brown,Where neither rage nor fear has place,By Heaven! I cannot hate the
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Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist but in the ability to st

Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist but in the ability to start over.
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Whoever has the better stuff wins. Sound familiar, American lackeys of late

Whoever has the better stuff wins. Sound familiar, American lackeys of late-stage capitalism?
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