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The Science of Beauty
The Science of Beauty

“Attitudes toward beauty are entwined with our deepest conflicts surrounding flesh and spirit.”

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Legendary Optimist Helen Keller on Her Greatest Regret
Legendary Optimist Helen Keller on Her Greatest Regret

“Out of this sorrowful experience I understand more fully all human strivings, thwarted ambitions, and the infinite capacity of hope.”

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The Dark: An Illustrated Meditation on Overcoming Fear from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen
The Dark: An Illustrated Meditation on Overcoming Fear from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen

A heart-warming allegory about what it means to make peace with our demons.

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14-Year-Old George Washington’s 110 Commandments for Cultivating Character
14-Year-Old George Washington’s 110 Commandments for Cultivating Character

“Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.”

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Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe
Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe

“If you perceive the universe as being a universe of abundance, then it will be. If you think of the universe as one of scarcity, then it will be.”

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Annie Dillard on What a Stunt Pilot Knows About Impermanence, Creativity, and the Meaning of Life
Annie Dillard on What a Stunt Pilot Knows About Impermanence, Creativity, and the Meaning of Life

“Who could breathe, in a world where rhythm itself had no periods?”

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