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The easiest way to leave the past behind is to remember that love does not

The easiest way to leave the past behind is to remember that love does not live in the past, only memories — love lives in the present.
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They say the sky is the same everywhere. Travellers, the shipwrecked, exile

They say the sky is the same everywhere. Travellers, the shipwrecked, exiles, and the dying draw comfort from the thought, and no doubt if you are of a mystical tendency, consolation, and even explanation, shower down from the unbroken surface.
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A false potential can dress itself up as attractive ideas.

A false potential can dress itself up as attractive ideas.
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Full-blooded romantic love I wouldn't be able to write about.

Full-blooded romantic love I wouldn't be able to write about.
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Well, what's reality, then? Is it what I think or what other people think?

Well, what's reality, then? Is it what I think or what other people think?
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Every event creates a memory in the heart; photographs remind and reinforce

Every event creates a memory in the heart; photographs remind and reinforce that memory in the future,
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Fiction may be about lying – on the surface, anyway – but fiction is about

Fiction may be about lying – on the surface, anyway – but fiction is about hiding the truth behind those lies. It's about using those lies to say something true and real. It's about showing the reader something. It's about making them
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I was eleven years old, and I’d lost my mother, and my soul, and the Crucib

I was eleven years old, and I’d lost my mother, and my soul, and the Crucible gave me you.” “It made us roommates,” he says. I shake my head. “We were always more.” “We were enemies.”“You were the centre of my universe,” I say. “Everything else spun aroun
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Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it tak

Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
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To forgive is the vocation of all Christians.

To forgive is the vocation of all Christians.
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YouTube began as a failed video-dating site. Twitter was a failed music ser

YouTube began as a failed video-dating site. Twitter was a failed music service. In each case, the founders continued to try new concepts when their big ideas failed. They often worked around the clock to try to overcome their failure before all their cap
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The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but

The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.
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