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The Power of One True Believer: Samuel Beckett’s Beautiful Homage to His Greatest Champion
The Power of One True Believer: Samuel Beckett’s Beautiful Homage to His Greatest Champion

“I owe him everything.”

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Martin Luther King, Jr. on Justice and the Four Steps to Successful Nonviolent Resistance
Martin Luther King, Jr. on Justice and the Four Steps to Successful Nonviolent Resistance

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality… Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

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Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father
Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father

“It is, after all, not necessary to fly right into the middle of the sun, but it is necessary to crawl to a clean little spot on earth where the sun sometimes shines and one can warm oneself a little.”

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Teenage James Joyce’s Beautiful Letter to Ibsen, His Great Hero
Teenage James Joyce’s Beautiful Letter to Ibsen, His Great Hero

“We always keep the dearest things to ourselves.”

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More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry
More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry

“Letter writing is probably the most beautiful manifestation in human relations, in fact, it is its finest residue.”

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Roald Dahl on How Illness Emboldens Creativity: A Moving Letter to His Bedridden Mentor
Roald Dahl on How Illness Emboldens Creativity: A Moving Letter to His Bedridden Mentor

“I doubt I would have written a line … unless some minor tragedy had sort of twisted my mind out of the normal rut.”

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