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Searching. Dreaming. Imagining. "Dum spiro, spero".

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Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.

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Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.

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A few cobras in your home will soon clear it of rats and mice. Of course, you will still have the cobras

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Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.

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As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.

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He serves his party best who serves the country best.

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Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.

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Gratitude as a discipline involves a conscious choice. I can choose to be grateful even when my emotions and feelings are still steeped in hurt and resentment. It is amazing how many occasions present themselves in which I can choose gratitude instead of a complaint.

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We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily difference we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

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We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential.

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