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And who thought it was a good idea to rent bicycles to Italian adolescent language students? If hell did exist, which Jackson was sure it did, it would be governed by a committee of fifteen-year-old Italian boys on bikes.

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Now whenever I left class to go to the boys' room, I worried that I would e

Now whenever I left class to go to the boys' room, I worried that I would end up on the blue tiled floor in a puddle of piss and blood.
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He knew one of the women well, and had shared his universe with her. They h

He knew one of the women well, and had shared his universe with her. They had seen the same mountains, and the same trees, although each of them had seem them differently. She knew his weaknesses, his moments of hatred, of despair. Yet she was there at hi
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The mean of true valor lies between the extremes of cowardice and rashness.

The mean of true valor lies between the extremes of cowardice and rashness.
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They say it's a dangerous experiment to include dreams (actual dreams or ot

They say it's a dangerous experiment to include dreams (actual dreams or otherwise) in the fiction you write. Only a handful of writers - and I'm talking the most talented - are able to pull off the irrational synthesis you find in dreams.
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It seems to me absolutely true, that our world, which appears to us the sur

It seems to me absolutely true, that our world, which appears to us the surface of all things, is really the bottom of a deep ocean: all our trees are submarine growths, and we are weird, scaly-clad submarine fauna, feeding ourselves on offal like shrimps
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Then, I guess, I can only hope that you will change your mind. But I will l

Then, I guess, I can only hope that you will change your mind. But I will love you, without a doubt, for all eternity.
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The only way of life satisfying the need of all times must be motivated by

The only way of life satisfying the need of all times must be motivated by incentives and rewards – materially, morally and spiritually because motivation for work is produced by incentives and rewards only, an aspect built into the fundamental specificat
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The writer’s life requires courage, patience, empathy, openness. It require

The writer’s life requires courage, patience, empathy, openness. It requires the ability to be alone with oneself. Gentle with oneself. To be disciplined, and at the same time, take risks.
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Look, did you ask me to come all the way uptown just so you could stare at

Look, did you ask me to come all the way uptown just so you could stare at me like I was something in a petri dish? Next time I'll send you a photo.""And I'll frame it and put it on my nightstand," said Jace.
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The feelings of guilt takes away self-confidence, reduces self-esteem welco

The feelings of guilt takes away self-confidence, reduces self-esteem welcomes fear, confusion, disappointment, depression etc.
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Sometimes in life, you do things you don’t want to. Sometimes you sacrifice

Sometimes in life, you do things you don’t want to. Sometimes you sacrifice, sometimes you compromise. Sometimes you let go and sometimes you fight. It’s all about deciding what’s worth losing and what’s worth keeping.
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When you learn to kill animals, you are unconsciously teaching cruelty to o

When you learn to kill animals, you are unconsciously teaching cruelty to other creations.
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