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“The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.”

posted at 12:54 pm
on Jul. 18, 2013

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“Almost every American I know does trade large portions of his life for entertainment, hour by weeknight hour, binge by Saturday binge, Facebook check by Facebook check. I’m one of them. In the course of writing this I’ve watched all 13 episodes of House of Cards and who knows how many more West Wing episodes, and I’ve spent any number of blurred hours falling down internet rabbit holes. All instead of reading, or writing, or working, or spending real time with people I love.”

posted at 2:03 pm
on May. 23, 2013

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“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

posted at 10:44 am
on May. 22, 2013

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“I play with variables constantly.”

posted at 9:10 am
on May. 2, 2013

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“Only the person who has learned Continual Love coming from a heart of Gratitude/Worship can effectively deal with the problem of loneliness.”

posted at 6:43 pm
on Apr. 3, 2013

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“Le plus je vis, la plus belle la vie devient.”

posted at 7:01 pm
on Apr. 2, 2013

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“Burn it down till the embers smoke on the ground / And start new when your heart is an empty room”

posted at 4:51 pm
on Apr. 1, 2013

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

posted at 11:49 pm
on Mar. 21, 2013

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“I saw that you were perfect and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.”

posted at 7:08 pm
on Mar. 21, 2013

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“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”

posted at 4:51 pm
on Mar. 14, 2013

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“If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth.”

posted at 10:29 am
on Dec. 28, 2012

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“Sucks to be us sometimes”

posted at 12:10 pm
on Dec. 3, 2012

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“It is not your responsibility to know the answers, but it is your responsibility to know and to ask the right questions over and over.”

posted at 11:18 am
on Nov. 26, 2012

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“If, while watching the sun set on a used-car lot in Los Angeles, you are struck by the parallels between the image and the inevitable fate of humanity, do not, under any circumstance, write it down.”

posted at 11:18 am
on Nov. 26, 2012

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“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.”

posted at 9:53 am
on Nov. 19, 2012

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“The greatest astonishment of my life was the discovery that the man who does the work is not the man who gets rich”

posted at 10:39 am
on Nov. 1, 2012

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“If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”

posted at 3:03 am
on Oct. 26, 2012

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“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. In the end, It was never between you and them anyway.”

posted at 12:12 am
on Aug. 2, 2012

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

posted at 11:44 am
on May. 28, 2012

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“I swore with my hand on the Bible to uphold the Constitution. I didn’t swear with my hand on the Constitution to uphold the Bible.”

posted at 1:06 pm
on Apr. 11, 2012

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