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Writings on an Ethical Life by Peter Singer
“Were we incapable of empathy – of putting ourselves in the position of others and seeing that their suffering is like our own – then ethical reasoning would lead nowhere. If emotion without reason is blind, then reason without emotion is impotent.”
Peter Singer
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“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
“It was a Monday and they walked on a tightrope to the sun.”
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Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
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At Home by Bill Bryson
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The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olsen Laney
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Fuel on the Fire by Greg Muttitt
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Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Little Bee
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"Little Bee" started off on the right foot, but quickly lost pace and ended up as an unbelievable and carelessly written book. Narration was less and less believable and characters began seeming one-dimensional. The cover makes grand claims and compa ...more
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
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Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
Rob Siltanen

Martin Luther King Jr.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

Steve Martin
“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
E.E. Cummings

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