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The Best People

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. Ernest Hemingway, courtesy of Justin … Continue reading

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Virtues and Vices

Virtues and vices have frequently changed places as life moved on through the ages: witch-burning used to be a virtue and lending money at interest a vice. Anonymous

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