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How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons.


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Change is not a threat to your life, but an invitation to live.



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There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.



My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.

My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.



We must use what we have to invent what we desire.

We must use what we have to invent what we desire.



Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell and rose again.

Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell and rose again.



The beauty of darkness is how it lets you see.

The beauty of darkness is how it lets you see.



If you are trying to transform a brutalized society into one where people can live in dignity and hope, you begin with the empowering of the most powerless. You build from the ground up.

If you are trying to transform a brutalized society into one where people can live in dignity and hope, you begin with the empowering of the most powerless. You build from the ground up.



Until we know the assumptions in which we are drenched, we cannot know ourselves.

Until we know the assumptions in which we are drenched, we cannot know ourselves.



Language is power... Language can be used as a means of changing reality.

Language is power... Language can be used as a means of changing reality.





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The writer's intention hasn't anything to do with what he achieves. The intent to earn money or the intent to be famous or the intent to be great doesn't matter in the end. Just what comes out.

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