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At the age of 6, a teacher full of ambitions, who taught in the small public school of Biran, convinced my family that I should travel to Santiago de Cuba to accompany my older sister who would enter a highly prestigious convent school. Including me was a skill of that very teacher from the little school in Biran.

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Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of lonelin

Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.
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We live in a world where bad stories are told, stories that teach us life d

We live in a world where bad stories are told, stories that teach us life doesn't mean anything and that humanity has no great purpose. It's a good calling, then, to speak a better story. How brightly a better story shines. How easily the world looks to i
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Personally, I wouldn’t wait around for someone to tell you you’re good enou

Personally, I wouldn’t wait around for someone to tell you you’re good enough before you make your own comics. Just make them, always try to improve and care about what you’re doing. Be relentless and never give up.
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The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifferenc

The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
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I will be the first to admit that I am a pessimist by nature. It is, after

I will be the first to admit that I am a pessimist by nature. It is, after all, the wisest way to be. We pessimists have everything to gain, whereas optimists have a fifty-fifty chance of being disappointed.
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Wow." I hadn't thought Dimitri could be any cooler, but I was wrong. "You b

Wow." I hadn't thought Dimitri could be any cooler, but I was wrong. "You beat up your dad. I mean, that's really horrible...what happened. But, wow. You really are a god."He blinked. "What?""Uh, nothing.
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Rather than allowing a book's intelligence to speak through our mouths, we

Rather than allowing a book's intelligence to speak through our mouths, we replace it with our own intelligence as we talk about it. Rather than acting as emissary for the book, we become guardians of the temple, boasting of its wonders in the very words
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That's okay," I said. "We're writers. We make things up.

That's okay," I said. "We're writers. We make things up.
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As I grabbed my cocoa, chocolate ran down my hand."This makes me feel like

As I grabbed my cocoa, chocolate ran down my hand."This makes me feel like a five-year-old," I said, licking it off."If I ordered a sandwich at this place, do you think they'd cut the crusts off?
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I do not take steroids. I never have. It's sad to me that people want to po

I do not take steroids. I never have. It's sad to me that people want to point fingers. I don't do that. That's not me. I wouldn't feel like a human being.
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Solution to every long term problem is education.Solution to every short te

Solution to every long term problem is education.Solution to every short term problem is a smile.
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It is of no consequence what others think of you. What matters is what you

It is of no consequence what others think of you. What matters is what you think of them. That is how you live your life.
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