Factober

At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.

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We are always people that are in the making, constantly adapting to accommo

We are always people that are in the making, constantly adapting to accommodate the roads we walk. As we learn, it changes us. As we go about our course, we grow, and prune everything around us; friends, beliefs, desires. Our past experiences plant the se
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Death and genitals are things that frighten people, and when people are fri

Death and genitals are things that frighten people, and when people are frightened, they develop means of concealment and aggression. It is common sense.
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The eye is diverted from the real business, it is caught by the spectacular

The eye is diverted from the real business, it is caught by the spectacular action that means nothing--nothing at all.
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My aunt and overprivileged cousin only recognize two states of being: glitt

My aunt and overprivileged cousin only recognize two states of being: glitter and grunge. And if you weren’t glitter, well, that only left one other option.
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Maybe it was only goblin women who were restless and wanted to see the worl

Maybe it was only goblin women who were restless and wanted to see the world. She didn't know.
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My life is very monotonous," the fox said. "I hunt chickens; men hunt me. A

My life is very monotonous," the fox said. "I hunt chickens; men hunt me. All the chickens are just alike, and all the men are just alike. And, in consequence, I am a little bored.
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Daily mediation on the Holy Scriptures is a spiritual act.

Daily mediation on the Holy Scriptures is a spiritual act.
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Robert had taught him to keep his thoughts in the present or near future, f

Robert had taught him to keep his thoughts in the present or near future, for as Robert had told him, To dwell in the past is to live in regret.
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When my income exceeds my outgo, my upkeep will be downright easy.

When my income exceeds my outgo, my upkeep will be downright easy.
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This was not uncommon in government-run operations, where a request that so

This was not uncommon in government-run operations, where a request that someone do their job often induced a catatonic state that might last anywhere from a couple of minutes to an hour.
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Very early on in life, I decided the hell with it: material things weren't

Very early on in life, I decided the hell with it: material things weren't for me. Christmas would come, and other kids would have all these presents, and it wouldn't bother me a bit.
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Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone

Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
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