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Tony Woodlief

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Average rating: 4.38 · 89 ratings · 18 reviews · 2 distinct works
Somewhere More Holy: Storie...

4.37 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Arthur Stanley Eddington
“Whether in the intellectual pursuits of science or in the mystical pursuits of the spirit, the light beckons ahead, and the purpose surging in our nature responds.”
Arthur Stanley Eddington, The Nature of the Physical World

Jason Versey
“If we internalize every disappointing setback with contempt and self-loathing, a life of solitary confinement and discontentment awaits us. It’s a verdict indicted by a prosecution, deliberated by a jury and condemned by a judge…all three being you. We imprison ourselves when we allow outside negative circumstances and people dictate who we are. You can dwell in that cell…but only you can exonerate you. ~Jason Versey”
Jason Versey, A Walk with Prudence

Henri Barbusse
“Humanity is the desire for novelty founded upon the fear of death”
Henri Barbusse, Hell

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