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The most common objection that I hear to walking as exercise is that it's too easy, that only sweaty, strenuous activity offers real benefits. But there is abundant evidence that regular, brisk walking is associated with better health, including lower blood pressure, better moods and improved cholesterol ratios.


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The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
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When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are o...
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Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manuf...
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Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is th...
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An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
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When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outsid...
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Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is deta...
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The capacity to give one's attention to a sufferer is a very rare and difficult thing; it is almost ...
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Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life
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Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real ne...
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Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, ...
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There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely, repressive justi...
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For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends ar...
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We can only know one thing about God -- that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an ima...
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It's another one of those more serious contraction phases that are followed by buying on the dip. I ...
ULRIC WEIL
Feast of Timothy and Titus, Companions of Paul Commemoration of Dorothy Kerin, Founder of the Burrs...
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There is something else which has the power to awaken us to the truth. It is the works of writers of...
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Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And o...
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A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pl...
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What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to li...
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Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high.
CYNTHIA WEIL
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes ...
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Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, even a duty
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Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
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My nature is to be linear, and when I'm not, I feel really proud of myself.
CYNTHIA WEIL
When I heard Ang Lee, Larry McMurtry, Heath Ledger, that's all I needed to know. Whether it's everyo...
STEVE WEIL
We were making these nice Western shirts, and I needed something different to justify the additional...
JACK WEIL
The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs...
CYNTHIA WEIL
On God's part creation is not an act of self-expansion but of restraint and renunciation.
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Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is deta...
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