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A great hope gets crushed every time someone reminds us that happiness can be neither assumed nor earned; that we are all prisoners of our own flawed brains; that the ultimate aloneness in each of us is, finally, inviolable.

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Sonya, as a scientist, it's never just about the logistics of life. One mus

Sonya, as a scientist, it's never just about the logistics of life. One must always be optimistic, or else you'll never discover or learn anything new. Though of course, you might also find that such a mentality should never be restricted to such an occup
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She closed her eyes, trying to remember the photos that had hung on the wal

She closed her eyes, trying to remember the photos that had hung on the walls. She had passed these pictures every day, but now she only remembered them vaguely--her parents on their wedding day, her mother in a garden, her family at Knott's Berry Farm. H
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You live. And you throw yourself into everything and try not to think of th

You live. And you throw yourself into everything and try not to think of the bruises.
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Wealth and riches are not evil, it is having love for wealth and riches tha

Wealth and riches are not evil, it is having love for wealth and riches that is evil
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It is my understanding from an intuitive relationship with animals that it

It is my understanding from an intuitive relationship with animals that it is complete folly to try to figure out what is right or wrong for humans by observing what other animals are doing. Observe any animal and you will quickly figure out that a hawk d
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Her eyes felt swollen, and she knew she looked a mess, but sometimes...some

Her eyes felt swollen, and she knew she looked a mess, but sometimes...sometimes the emotions were just too big to hold.
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In the airport, luggage-laden people rush hither and yon through endless co

In the airport, luggage-laden people rush hither and yon through endless corridors, like souls to each of whom the devil has furnished a different, inaccurate map of the escape route from hell.
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Now that I think about it, maybe he is a werewolf. I can picture him lungin

Now that I think about it, maybe he is a werewolf. I can picture him lunging over the moors in hot pursuit of his prey, and I'm certain that he wouldn't think twice about eating an innocent bystander. I'll watch him closely at the next full moon. He's ask
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Let's do it right. This is for the ages.

Let's do it right. This is for the ages.
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In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates

In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity.
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Dead or alive, true leaders can inspire an entire army.

Dead or alive, true leaders can inspire an entire army.
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If you're born a man, be a man. If a woman, be proud of being one. For, you

If you're born a man, be a man. If a woman, be proud of being one. For, you're not the body, mind, this or that. "Ye are gods!" - human.
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