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There is no health in those who are displeased by an element in Your creation, just as there was none in me when I was displeased by many things You had made. Because my soul didn't dare to say that my God displeased me, it refused to attribute to You whatever was displeasing.

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I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like mos

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
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Men-kind shared this world for but a blink, then, sadly, they became enligh

Men-kind shared this world for but a blink, then, sadly, they became enlightened, found science and religion. The new world of men left little room for magic or the magical creatures of old. Earth’s first children were driven into the shadows by flame and
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Frankly, any city person who doesn't think I deserve a white-collar salary

Frankly, any city person who doesn't think I deserve a white-collar salary as a farmer doesn't deserve my special food.
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Even if she'd wanted to, she couldn't look away as he approached. His eyes

Even if she'd wanted to, she couldn't look away as he approached. His eyes held hers with commanding authority and she never backed down from a challenge. Forget that their azure color was crystal clear and they held a sort of animal magnetism. If Tess di
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There he got out the luncheon-basket and packed a simple meal, in which, re

There he got out the luncheon-basket and packed a simple meal, in which, remembering the stranger's origin and preferences, he took care to include a yard of long French bread, a sausage out of which the garlic sang, some cheese which lay down and cried,
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Elon Musk wins you over with his elegant mastery of engineering, be it for

Elon Musk wins you over with his elegant mastery of engineering, be it for the rocket or the car. But what blew my socks off was when our conversation veered way off topic. We started musing about whether it was possible we all lived in the matrix, and Mu
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...even a poisoned, desolate childhood can be missed.

...even a poisoned, desolate childhood can be missed.
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There are only two problems in my life. The political ones are insoluble an

There are only two problems in my life. The political ones are insoluble and the economic ones are incomprehensible.
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We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
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He looked so silly that I could not stop laughing, even as my tears kept fl

He looked so silly that I could not stop laughing, even as my tears kept flowing. Is the root of laughter also sorrow? As I laughed, I was filled with both joy and sorrow.
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I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs t

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
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Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and

Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.
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