Factober

Everyone wants to see a falling star and make all their wishes come true. My wish is to see only you, because you are the only star in my life.

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Curiously, growing Papaver somniferum in America is legal—unless, that is,

Curiously, growing Papaver somniferum in America is legal—unless, that is, it is done in the knowledge that you are growing a drug, when, rather magically, the exact same physical act becomes the felony of “manufacturing a controlled substance.” Evidently
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Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless va

Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
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Parents must try to be, or at least put forth their best efforts to be, wha

Parents must try to be, or at least put forth their best efforts to be, what they wish [their] children to be. It is impossible for you to be an example of what you are not.
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In the same way, filling a cavity restores to the tooth its natural functio

In the same way, filling a cavity restores to the tooth its natural function of chewing. Healing does not transcend our nature; it respects it.
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It was a sickening, humbling, maddeningly powerless sensation this watching

It was a sickening, humbling, maddeningly powerless sensation this watching them and waiting for them to come to him. For the time they could be a family again. But Mickey did it like one’s tongue pointlessly finds a mouth sore over and over again, half t
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She had come to understand that American parenting was a juggling of anxiet

She had come to understand that American parenting was a juggling of anxieties, and that it came with having too much food: a sated belly gave Americans time to worry that their child might have a rare disease that they had just read about, made them thin
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The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precis

The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it.
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We can regret something that we did , we can regret something that we didn'

We can regret something that we did , we can regret something that we didn't do; but the only thing that we can not afford to regret is regretting being ourselves
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When the waterholes were dry, people sought to drink at the mirage.

When the waterholes were dry, people sought to drink at the mirage.
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Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be w

Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me.
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as the needs of all living things must, we have proved that it is a very sa

as the needs of all living things must, we have proved that it is a very safe thing to trust in the Lord our God.
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One lived in the impression that nobody could ever compete with the 'Nutcra

One lived in the impression that nobody could ever compete with the 'Nutcracker' or 'A Christmas Carol.'
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