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    I think poetry is best read to

    “I think poetry is best read to oneself.”

    — Rickie Lee Jones

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    The formal education that I received made

    “The formal education that I received made little sense to me.”

    — Twyla Tharp

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    Happiness does not come from doing easy

    “Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.”

    — Theodore Isaac Rubin

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    A rusty nail placed near a faithful

    “A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.”

    — Walter Scott

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    Courage – a perfect sensibility of the

    “Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.”

    — William Tecumseh Sherman

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    I finished high school there and then

    “I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design.”

    — Stephen Sprouse

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    Each player must accept the cards life

    “Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.”

    — Voltaire

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    To fall in love is to create

    “To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.”

    — Jorge Luis Borges

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    I worked with John, but I had

    “I worked with John, but I had enough sense to walk just a little ways behind him. I could have made more records, but I wanted to have a marriage.”

    — June Carter Cash

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    The game of history is usually played

    “The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.”

    — Eric Hoffer

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    We can never obtain peace in the

    “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”

    — Dalai Lama

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    The Establishment center… has led us into

    “The Establishment center… has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster – a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.”

    — George McGovern

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    There is no passion so contagious as

    “There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.”

    — Michel de Montaigne

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    All the principles of heaven and earth

    “All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together.”

    — Morihei Ueshiba

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    Whoever undertakes to set himself up as

    “Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”

    — Albert Einstein

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