How many lies does it take to make a liar?

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Just to be clear …

“Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address contains 266 words. The Ten Commandments, 297 words. The Declaration of Independence about 300 words.  And a government order to reduce the price of cabbage contains over 27,000 words.”

Jerry Rannow, Writing Television Comedy, p.14.
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A Pretty Box of Medals

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What would you do with 24 million dollars?

Come on. You would do the same things, wouldn’t you? Wouldn’t everyone?

Twenty-four million dollars.

It’s an easy call.

I mean veggies are good for you.

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The Church has a job to do in the world

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Stories Matter

If your parents or grandparents are living, ask them to share some stories from their lives.  What was it like for them to grow up? What were their dreams and fears? I think you will find the time spent listening to them very special.

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Subduing a natural passion

“In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as  pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will every now and then peep out and show itself; you will see it perhaps, often in this history; for, even if I could conceive that I had compleatly overcome it, I should probably be proud of my humility.”

Benjamin Franklin, 1784

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