Factober

At the National Institute for Medical Research, I came into contact with biological scientists and formed collaborative projects with several of them. In particular, George Popjak and I shared an interest in cholesterol.

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Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.

Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.
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...how crazy things have to get before I ended up drooling all over a strai

...how crazy things have to get before I ended up drooling all over a strait jacket with my name on it at Happyville Manor.
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You may lose many things in the way you have chosen, don't look back but se

You may lose many things in the way you have chosen, don't look back but serve your purpose.
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Humor is an antidote to all ills.

Humor is an antidote to all ills.
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A confused mind is one that is open to the possibility of change.

A confused mind is one that is open to the possibility of change.
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He was skinny with soft hair, and his thick, murky eyes watched as the stra

He was skinny with soft hair, and his thick, murky eyes watched as the stranger played one more song in the heavy room. From face to face, he looked on as the man played and the woman wept. The different notes handled her eyes. Such sadness.
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I feel as if I am being left out, as though I’m some straggler and people c

I feel as if I am being left out, as though I’m some straggler and people can’t quite remember to stay back for me.
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Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who look

Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number.
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I press my lips to hers with such delicacy; I want her to feel everything s

I press my lips to hers with such delicacy; I want her to feel everything she’s ever deserved to feel at the hands of someone else. She deserves to feel beautiful. She deserves to feel important. She deserves to feel cared for. She deserves to feel respec
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I'd like to thank readers. Every time you open a book, it is a strike again

I'd like to thank readers. Every time you open a book, it is a strike against ignorance. Unless you're reading Sarah Palin.
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Figure out how to balance Oliver with a career you’ve wanted your whole lif

Figure out how to balance Oliver with a career you’ve wanted your whole life,” he tells me. “Because you’ll end up with neither if you think you have to choose.
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