[If The Britannica Has Taught Me Anything, It's To Be More Careful. I Don't Want To Turn Into An Unseemly Noun Or Verb Or Adjective Someday. I Don't Want To Be Like Charles Boycott, The Landlord In Ireland Who Refused To Lower Rents During A Famine, Leading To The Original Boycott. I Don't Want To Be Like Charles Lynch, Who Headed An Irregular Court That Hung Loyalists During The Revolutionary War. I Can't Have "Jacobs" Be A Verb That Means Staying Home All The Time Or Washing Your Hands Too Frequently.]

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"Father Dmitry had thought he had been serving his nation by spreading trust, and fighting abortion and despair, but, in doing so, he was defying the state. And that was not allowed. That was why he had to be crushed. His fate parallels the fate of his whole nation. Through the twentieth century, the government in Moscow taught the Russians that hope and trust are dangerous, inimical and treacherous. That is the root of the social breakdown that has caused the epidemic of alcoholism, the collapsing birth rate, the crime and the misery." - Author: Oliver Bullough

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"Hunger gnawed at my stomach, but I was afraid someone would be in the kitchen again. So I found myself staring at the front door. Freedom seemed just a doorknob-turn away.When I did open the door, freedom didnt wait — a half-naked Hayden did." - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout

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