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The Autobiography Of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
“So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”
Malcolm X
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“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
Kent M. Keith
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The Innocent Man by John Grisham
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I correspond with a prisoner on Death Row in Ohio, and having visited him on a recent trip to America became convinced of his likely innocence. I joined the penpal group here in the UK because I believe the death penalty is an abhorrence in any moder ...more
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The Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama XIV
The Art of Happiness
by Dalai Lama XIV
read in September, 2012
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...a good, slow read - there's so much to think about and process. Just a page or so a day is fine! Wonderful thoughts on how to live well...
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Sanford Meisner on Acting by Sanford Meisner
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The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Virgin Suicides
by Jeffrey Eugenides
read in February, 2012
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Nowhere near as good as Middlesex [which I thought was excellent and couldn't put down!] VERY disappointing.
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The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mahatma Gandhi
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“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

Edmund Burke
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Edmund Burke

Malcolm X
“So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”
Malcolm X, The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

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