Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it's t

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has.

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own.

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own.

As long as any adult thinks that he like the parents and teachers of old can become introspective i

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.

Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be wo

Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.

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    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    I try not to speak about all the charities and people I help, because I believe we can only be truly generous when we expect nothing in return.

    I try not to speak about all the charities and people I help, because I believe we can only be truly generous when we expect nothing in return.

    Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.

    Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.

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