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The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It by Richard Hofstadter
“Get action, do things; be sane,” he once raved, “don’t fritter away your time; create, act, take a place wherever you are and be somebody: get action.”
Richard Hofstadter
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Give and Take by Adam M. Grant
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Believer by David Axelrod
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Regardless of your personal political views, if you appreciate the rough-and-tumble of politics you will love this book. I tore through it in a few days. David Axelrod, a former journalist for the Chicago Tribune who became a political kingmaker, fir ...more
Believer by David Axelrod
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“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Sweetland by Michael Crummey
Sweetland
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King Lear by William Shakespeare
“The weight of this sad time we must obey,
Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.
The oldest hath borne most: we that are young
Shall never see so much, nor live so long.”
William Shakespeare
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The Meaning of Human Existence by Edward O. Wilson
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Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson
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The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
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Steve Jobs
“You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.”
Steve Jobs

Ken Burns
“There is no communication in this world except between equals.”
Ken Burns

Franz Kafka
“What I write is different from what I say, what I say is different from what I think, what I think is different from what I ought to think and so it goes further into the deepest darkness.”
Franz Kafka

William Shakespeare
“Many a true word hath been spoken in jest.”
William Shakespeare, King Lear

Terry Eagleton
“All communication involves faith; indeed, some linguisticians hold that the potential obstacles to acts of verbal understanding are so many and diverse that it is a minor miracle that they take place at all.”
Terry Eagleton, Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate

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