When he thought of his history, what resonated with him now was not all that he had suffered but the divine love that he believed had intervened to save him.
("Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption")
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He was a very difficult animal. This was a horse who, if you pulled the right rein he'd go left.
The paradox of vengefulness is that it makes men dependent upon those who have harmed them, believing that their release from pain will come only when their tormentors suffer.
My agent and I put out my proposal one Thursday afternoon in August, 1998. Publishers started bidding immediately, and that process progressed for a few days.
It's easy to talk to a horse if you understand his language. Horses stay the same from the day they are born until the day they die. They are only changed by the way people treat them.
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Mark Victor Hansen
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