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Waiting silently is the hardest thing of all. I was dying to talk to Jim and about Jim. But the things that we feel most deeply we ought to learn to be silent about, at least until we have talked them over thoroughly with God.

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Dex's mother knew she should be afraid for her daughter. This, she'd been t

Dex's mother knew she should be afraid for her daughter. This, she'd been told, was the tragedy of being a girl. To live in fear–it was the fate of any parent, maybe, but the special provenance of a mother to a daughter, one woman raising another, knowing
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It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, t

It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
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There’s nothing like a military man, even out of uniform.

There’s nothing like a military man, even out of uniform.
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Rehnquist was just reflecting his shifting role, from outsider to the insti

Rehnquist was just reflecting his shifting role, from outsider to the institutional embodiment of the Court.
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As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in

As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
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I am having a good time doing nothing.

I am having a good time doing nothing.
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All my life I’ve lived a beautiful lie. The governor’s son with the bright

All my life I’ve lived a beautiful lie. The governor’s son with the bright future set for him. The middle child. The one who no one knew how bad he was suffering until it made the nightly news.
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Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.

Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
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i won't be happy until i'm famous like God

i won't be happy until i'm famous like God
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Rejection is simply redirection to the greatness awaiting for you.

Rejection is simply redirection to the greatness awaiting for you.
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A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—bu

A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether
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They died together; they'll always be remembered together. It's decided, on

They died together; they'll always be remembered together. It's decided, once and for all. He was hers.
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