Factober

Architecture is restricted to such a limited vocabulary. A building is either a high-rise or a perimeter block or a town house.

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...but now, driving past the billboard I realized that losing everything is

...but now, driving past the billboard I realized that losing everything is death. A death that I crave and I don't want anyone to save me
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I took a deep breath. "Are you free tonight?" There was a long, pregnant

I took a deep breath. "Are you free tonight?" There was a long, pregnant pause. "What about the man in the dream?" he finally asked. "There is no man in the dream.
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Prayer or not, I want to believe that, despite all evidence to the contrary

Prayer or not, I want to believe that, despite all evidence to the contrary, it is possible for anyone to find that one special person. That person to spend Christmas with or grow old with or just take a nice silly walk in Central Park with.
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Perhaps it's impolite to die so flippantly, after all she's done for me.

Perhaps it's impolite to die so flippantly, after all she's done for me.
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I think even in a good marriage, especially if you stay together long enoug

I think even in a good marriage, especially if you stay together long enough, there are going to be events that happen.
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They loved him, or loved the thought of him, what they thought he was: a ma

They loved him, or loved the thought of him, what they thought he was: a man who could easily have had a good life who chose instead their life: spite and bitterness and age-fogged glasses of watery whiskey in dark, cobwebbed country bars, shit-smeared to
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Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information te

Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information technology is exponential, and that makes a profound difference. If I take 30 steps linearly, I get to 30. If I take 30 steps exponentially, I get to a billion.
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Or that passion to act a part that sometimes makes us do things finer than

Or that passion to act a part that sometimes makes us do things finer than we are ourselves?
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No one spoke more about hell than Jesus did, and the hell He came to save m

No one spoke more about hell than Jesus did, and the hell He came to save men from was not only a hell on earth . . .it was something to come.
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To think that we might easily have gone through life not knowing each other

To think that we might easily have gone through life not knowing each other, missing all this free flow of love and ideas and warmth and sharing... We share really almost everything. (Avis DeVoto to Julia Child)
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When I was either 7 or 8 years old, I did a sketch every day of my teacher

When I was either 7 or 8 years old, I did a sketch every day of my teacher and what she wore. At the end of the year, I gave her the sketchbook. For me, the sketching of dresses was about fantasy and dreams.
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The human body essentially recreates itself every six months. Nearly every

The human body essentially recreates itself every six months. Nearly every cell of hair and skin and bone dies and another is directed to its former place. You are not who you were last November.
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