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And I strongly believe people should rescue dogs, or, at the very least, listen to Bob Barker and have your pet spayed or neutered.

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To know one's self is wisdom but to know one's neighbor is genius.

To know one's self is wisdom but to know one's neighbor is genius.
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There is only one misery . . . not to be saints.

There is only one misery . . . not to be saints.
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…she rejoiced as only mothers can in the good fortunes of their children.

…she rejoiced as only mothers can in the good fortunes of their children.
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When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.

When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
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Marriage is called all sorts of things, a haven, and a refuge, and a crowni

Marriage is called all sorts of things, a haven, and a refuge, and a crowning glory, and a state of bondage, and lots more. But do you know what I think it is?''What?''A sport!''And a damned good sport too,' said Tommy.
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Memories, real and irreplaceable, all of them. The happy ones, the bitter o

Memories, real and irreplaceable, all of them. The happy ones, the bitter ones, the terrified and the poignant.
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You know what I really love the most in life? Food. Yep, just food. I love

You know what I really love the most in life? Food. Yep, just food. I love the cooking of food, the eating of food, the talking about food, the thinking about food, and the dreaming about food. Food, food, food. That’s what I love. Can there be anything m
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The perception of beauty is a moral test.

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
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I think they're being cheap with their lives, that's why. So they seem rave

I think they're being cheap with their lives, that's why. So they seem ravenous for the worst thoughts I can have.
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Wisdom of the Ages: "Brian Williams" This guy gets around more than Brian W

Wisdom of the Ages: "Brian Williams" This guy gets around more than Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys, but this time, I think he's gone too far. Unfortunately, I can't put a cover of my book My Year in Oman with Mr. Williams' picture on the cover.
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I'm not really silly enough to think that chocolate solves anything. But it

I'm not really silly enough to think that chocolate solves anything. But it calms me. It's a soothing assurance, that this hectic life I have worked myself into is also full of wonderful surprises and unexpected sweetness. It reminds me that a hefty perce
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To literary critics a book is assumed to be guilty until it proves itself i

To literary critics a book is assumed to be guilty until it proves itself innocent.
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