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Families share relationships based not only blood, but also the unique affiliation of a terribly long cord when measured in comparison with any other undertaking in a person’s life, from cradle to the grave if you will. These intimate associations create a bond of love, affection, goodwill, and joy that we seek to duplicate when we marry and begin creating our extended families.

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We're a couple of travelers!" I called up to her. "I'm Briony, and this is

We're a couple of travelers!" I called up to her. "I'm Briony, and this is Ella!""Grammy said I ought not to talk to strangers!" she called back."We're not strangers!" Ella shouted. "We're with the u
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When I read obituaries I always note the age of the deceased. Automatically

When I read obituaries I always note the age of the deceased. Automatically I relate this figure to my own age. Four years to go, I think. Nine more years. Two years and I'm dead. The power of numbers is never more evident than when we use them to specula
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I'm gonna kill him," Eve said, or at least that was what it sounded like fi

I'm gonna kill him," Eve said, or at least that was what it sounded like filtered through the pillow.Stake him right in the heart, shove garlic up his ass, and-and-"And what?" (Michael)When did you get home?" Claire demanded.Apparently just in time to hea
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The second time, I had a freakin’ vampire at my back.” I froze. Oh shit. “N

The second time, I had a freakin’ vampire at my back.” I froze. Oh shit. “No offense, Mr. Moreau,” I quickly added.“None taken, Agent Fraser. During the course of my lengthy life, I have been called many things, but ‘freakin’’ has never been one of them.
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We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
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The nature of the world is to be calm, and enhance and support life, and ev

The nature of the world is to be calm, and enhance and support life, and evil is an absence of the inclination of matter to be at peace.
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The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable.

The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable.
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Vision is also a fickle creature. You can see an object a hundred times, a

Vision is also a fickle creature. You can see an object a hundred times, a thousand times, and it remains unchanged. Then in one swift second you realize it has been changing all along and your eyes hid it from you.
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I had the same sensation as when we watch someone sleep. When asleep we all

I had the same sensation as when we watch someone sleep. When asleep we all become children again. Perhaps because in the state of slumber we can do no wrong and are unconscious of life, the greatest criminal and most self- absorbed egotist are holy, by a
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A man of courage is also full of faith.

A man of courage is also full of faith.
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We’re making our decisions … or so we think. Yet in truth, ignorance, greed

We’re making our decisions … or so we think. Yet in truth, ignorance, greed, and the scourge of immediate gratification are often the things that are making them. So if we’re going to truly live well, maybe the first thing we need to decide is who’s decid
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Where you come from, what you look like, and what your past holds do not de

Where you come from, what you look like, and what your past holds do not define you as an individual--you are what you make yourself to be.
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