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Brené Brown

Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage. ― Brené Brown, Rising Strong. (Spiegel & Grau; 1 edition August 25, 2015)

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Benjamin Alire Sáenz

    I don’t like remembering.    Remembering makes me feel things.    I don’t like to feel things.     As I’m staring down at the piece of paper, I’m thinking I could spend the rest of my life becoming an expert at forgetting. — Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster (Cinco Puntos Press,… Continue reading Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Jill Alexander Essbaum

Make no mistake: everything has a variant. Like versions of truth, like versions of love, there are versions of sleep. The deepest sleep is meant only for children and perfect fools. Everyone else must pay each night her restless due. ― Jill Alexander Essbaum, Hausfrau. (Random House; First Edition first Printing edition March 17, 2015)

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Jill Alexander Essbaum

Only in the present tense is the subject married to its verb. The action—all action, past and future—comes at the end. At the very end, when there is nothing left to do but act. ― Jill Alexander Essbaum, Hausfrau. (Random House; First Edition first Printing edition March 17, 2015)

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Pema Chödrön

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. — Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart. (Shambhala; Later Printing edition September 26, 2000)

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