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All of these teeth had once been in real, live people. They had talked and smiled and eaten and sang and cursed and prayed. They had brushed and flossed and died. In English class, we read poems about death, but here, right in front of me was a poem about death too.

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This is, perhaps, the greatest challenge of our time – to love in the absen

This is, perhaps, the greatest challenge of our time – to love in the absence of any immediate rewards for our love.
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Everyone I've ever met who was worth knowing was a bit different at school.

Everyone I've ever met who was worth knowing was a bit different at school. You just need to find your people''Find my people?''Your tribe
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In any solid, good relationship, it takes a while to trust someone.

In any solid, good relationship, it takes a while to trust someone.
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If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in

If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. Th
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Chloe said the first thing that popped into her head., "I don't sleep with

Chloe said the first thing that popped into her head., "I don't sleep with dead guys..."Luca gave her an amused look. "Good. I'm not dead. Never have been.... I'm immortal.
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Stalin’s teachings about gradual, concealed, unnoticeable quantitative chan

Stalin’s teachings about gradual, concealed, unnoticeable quantitative changes leading to rapid, radical, qualitative changes permitted Soviet biologists to discover in plants the realization of such qualitative transitions that one species could be trans
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People don’t just appear on the beach unless they’re demigods or gods or re

People don’t just appear on the beach unless they’re demigods or gods or really, really lost pizza delivery guys. (It’s happened—but that’s another story.)
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Love is when you have not been home for three months and call up home and y

Love is when you have not been home for three months and call up home and your daughter picks up the phone and says "Papa, I love you!
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God save him, she smelled of a field of roses and tasted sweeter than port

God save him, she smelled of a field of roses and tasted sweeter than port wine. Drawing her hands over her mouth Charlotte gasped. “Hugh. How did we end up on the bed?” “I think we must have floated,” he whispered.
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I find that the most special thing to me is if you've connected to people i

I find that the most special thing to me is if you've connected to people in some way: If someone comes up to you on the street and says something to you, and you know it's meant something to them, and it's connected to some project. That, I find, is amaz
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To have no desire is such a load of bullshit--forgive me for being so blunt

To have no desire is such a load of bullshit--forgive me for being so blunt. To have no passion in one's life is a cop-out for cowards.
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Knowledge can be borrowed but wisdom cannot because wisdom comes from exper

Knowledge can be borrowed but wisdom cannot because wisdom comes from experience.
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