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Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than to fade and whither dismally with age. -James Joyce
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes. -Walt Whitman
Re-examine all that you have been told . . . Dismiss that which insults your Soul. -Walt Whitman
I wonder if, before we were born, we were as afraid of life as we are now of death. -Jay Williams