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You can only accomplish the impossible when the God of the possible is involved".~R. Alan Woods [2013]

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Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly.

Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly.
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Churchmen sought to introduce rational trial procedures and sophisticated l

Churchmen sought to introduce rational trial procedures and sophisticated legal principles in place of the superstition-based trial by ordeal that had characterized the Germanic legal order.
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The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited, he must not make hi

The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited, he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
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It had been a big mistake, introducing her to Tavi on one of his visits hom

It had been a big mistake, introducing her to Tavi on one of his visits home. She had fallen hard and made up every conceivable excuse to turn up at our place that week. Tavi had taken it in his usual stride; he was accustomed to my friends making idiots
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Strong families serve society by bringing forth healthy children and maturi

Strong families serve society by bringing forth healthy children and maturing young adults, by being a rich source of a compassion for sick members, of support for others in time of crisis and of care for the elderly and the dying.
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A generation before, it had been sagebrush and coyotes; a generation later,

A generation before, it had been sagebrush and coyotes; a generation later, it was a burgeoning movie town. But for that brief idyllic time in 1910, Hollywood looked like the perfect place for a successful writer to settle down, build his dream house, and
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So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like.

So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Tha
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

to have to combat one’s instincts—that is the formula for decadence: as lon

to have to combat one’s instincts—that is the formula for decadence: as long as life is ascending, happiness and instinct are one.
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You are entitled to your opinion but you are not entitled to dictate mine.

You are entitled to your opinion but you are not entitled to dictate mine.
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I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intel

I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.
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I really admired other parents I saw running around with their kids. I thou

I really admired other parents I saw running around with their kids. I thought, "How nice is that for their children?" But they also left me racked with guilt--until one mother, out of the dozens I met, told me I shouldn't feel bad. "You're not your daugh
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This is what youth must figure out:Girls, love, and living.The having, the

This is what youth must figure out:Girls, love, and living.The having, the not having,The spending and giving,And the meloncholy time of not knowing.This is what age must learn about:The ABC of dying.The going, yet not going,The loving and leaving,And the
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