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Thomas Paine, so celebrated and so despised as he traveled through the critical events of his time, has long appealed to biographers. Paine was present at the creation both of the United States and of the French Republic. His eloquence, in the pamphlet 'Common Sense,' propelled the American colonists toward independence.

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My father learned his disinterest under the guise of masculinity. Boys don’

My father learned his disinterest under the guise of masculinity. Boys don’t cry. There are whole disciplines, institutions, rubrics in our culture which serve as categories of denial.Science is such a category. The torture and death that Heinrich Himmler
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You have the power to bring out the best or worst in people. Focus on the g

You have the power to bring out the best or worst in people. Focus on the good in people and that is what you will get more of. Focus on peoples potential and you can bring out the best in them. The power is in your focus.
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We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty ye

We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
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Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand.

Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand.
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To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law contrives against him.
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Voting shouldn't be a challenge. It should be as easy and accessible as pos

Voting shouldn't be a challenge. It should be as easy and accessible as possible. We shouldn't require forms of ID that folks don't have. We shouldn't restrict days or hours that allow working people a chance to both do their job and exercise their democr
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My family has had to become quite understanding about me not returning phon

My family has had to become quite understanding about me not returning phone calls when I'm filming.
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Easter is an arts and crafts moment where your whole family and friends can

Easter is an arts and crafts moment where your whole family and friends can get involved.
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We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and s

We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer.
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I think about the story of Job I heard in Carol Sharp's Sunday school. How

I think about the story of Job I heard in Carol Sharp's Sunday school. How he sort of learned to lean into feeling hurt at the end, the way you might lean into a heavy wind that almost winds up supporting you after a while.
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When we are young and restless to be free, home is the place from which we

When we are young and restless to be free, home is the place from which we long to escape. But if there is still a home intact when trouble arises and life becomes a battlefield, home is the place to which we yearn to return.
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The pale water which goes away along paths of silence.

The pale water which goes away along paths of silence.
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