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The Kill Switch
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Joseph Brodsky
“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
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“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”
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Annie Proulx
“You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.”
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Maya Angelou
“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
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“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.”
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