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“Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.”
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“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
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The Stranger by Albert Camus
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
read in February, 2015
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The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The Crossover
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
read in January, 2015
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I can't believe I haven't read this amazing book before now. I'm glad that I never read it in HS because I'm sure the scope of its message would have been completely lost on me. Simply put, books are banned and fireman are now responsible for burning ...more
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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Many might not find a non-fiction story about the American crew team that went on to Olympic gold in 1936 compelling. They would be wrong. This book is spectacular! The book is a skillful mix of athleticism, brotherhood and overcoming adversity. It i ...more
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Ray Bradbury
“School is shortened, discipline relaxed, philosophies, histories, languages dropped, English and spelling gradually gradually neglected, finally almost completely ignored. Life is immediate, the job counts, pleasure lies all about after work. Why learn anything save pressing buttons, pulling switches, fitting nuts and bolts?”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Ernest Hemingway
“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway

Samuel Beckett
“Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.”
Samuel Beckett

Martin Luther King Jr.
“I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

Mahatma Gandhi
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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