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We can't equate democracy with Christianity because the largest democracy on earth is India, which is primarily Hindu. The third largest democracy is Indonesia, which is Islamic. Democracy and freedom are not dependent on Christian beliefs.

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The past is always with us. It echoes through every living moment, giving i

The past is always with us. It echoes through every living moment, giving it depth and meaning beyond itself. Sometimes the past is so powerful, those echoes threaten to overwhelm the present.
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A person could last a long while without touch, but once someone had experi

A person could last a long while without touch, but once someone had experienced the comfort, joy, and sheer relief of another human body close, the desire to experience that again was hard to deny.
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I'm a huge supporter of women. What I'm not a supporter of liberalism. Femi

I'm a huge supporter of women. What I'm not a supporter of liberalism. Feminism is what I oppose. Feminism has led women astray. I love the women's movement, especially walking behind it.
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I sustain myself with the love of family.

I sustain myself with the love of family.
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Fiction is the enemy of history. Fiction makes us believe in structure, in

Fiction is the enemy of history. Fiction makes us believe in structure, in beginnings and middles and endings, in tragedy and comedy. There is neither tragedy nor comedy in war, only disorder and harm.
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A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world th

A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
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The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.

The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.
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Somewhere deep insider her, the feeling of appreciation had begun to soothe

Somewhere deep insider her, the feeling of appreciation had begun to soothe and quiet all the other negative feelings.
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Being a mother gives you a singular sort of vision, a prism through which y

Being a mother gives you a singular sort of vision, a prism through which you can see your child with many different faces all at once. It is the reason you can watch him shatter a ceramic lamp, and still remember him as an angel.
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Like all of us sinners, General Betrishchev was endowed with many virtues a

Like all of us sinners, General Betrishchev was endowed with many virtues and many defects. Both the one and the other were scattered through him in a sort of picturesque disorder. Self-sacrifice, magnanimity in decisive moments, courage, intelligence--an
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There are no separations—only connections. There are no deaths—only transfo

There are no separations—only connections. There are no deaths—only transformations.
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Your head is a lit chamber.

Your head is a lit chamber.
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