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The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
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" Did I lie
And did I hold your hand?
Did I lead you from the nuptials
Across the lawn, behind the house, did I lie
On the night grass among the cottonwoods
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" Three of the poems grabbed me but I am voting for Leonardo's Maxim. It's concise and deep and lovely. "
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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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“There's no one thing that's true. It's all true.”
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“If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.”
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“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
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