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Hey,” he said. “Hi.” Oh, damn. It was awkward.“What’re you doing?”“Shearing a sheep. It’s cold outside, and I need a new hat.”He paused. “You’re joking, right?”“Yes, Marshall.” I gnawed on my fingers some more and sunk back in my chair.

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The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.

The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.
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> Why does everything that lives have to die?< So life would be precious, A

> Why does everything that lives have to die?< So life would be precious, Asher. Something that is yours forever, is never precious.
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Things put in the wrong place have found a new place.

Things put in the wrong place have found a new place.
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It's peculiar to me,' she said, 'that everybody pays so much attention to l

It's peculiar to me,' she said, 'that everybody pays so much attention to living and so little to dying. Why are these high-powered scientists always screwing around trying to prolong life instead of finding pleasant ways to end it? There must be a hell o
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Said the man to the sun, "How I wish you could shine your light on every da

Said the man to the sun, "How I wish you could shine your light on every day of my life!"Said the sun to the man, "But only with the rain and the night could you recognize my light."---Domaccan poem, translated by Chevalle
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The franchise and the virus work on the same principle, what thrives in one

The franchise and the virus work on the same principle, what thrives in one place will thrive in another. You just have to find a sufficiently virulent business plan, condense it into a three-ring binder ― its DNA ― Xerox it, and embed it in the fertile l
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If a little kid ever asks you just why the sky is blue, you look him or her

If a little kid ever asks you just why the sky is blue, you look him or her right in the eye and say, "It's because of quantum effects involving Rayleigh scattering combined with a lack of violet photon receptors in our retinae.
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A mile below the lowest cloud, rock breaches water and the sea begins.It ha

A mile below the lowest cloud, rock breaches water and the sea begins.It has been given many names. Each inlet and bay and stream has been classified as if it were discrete. But it is one thing, where borders are absurd. It fills the space between stones
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Ask anybody, would you want an ex-madman living next door? It’s difficult e

Ask anybody, would you want an ex-madman living next door? It’s difficult enough being an ex-convict. It’s double hard for us ‘madmen’. Please believe it.
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Lord knows, every day is not a success, every year is not a success. You ha

Lord knows, every day is not a success, every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good.
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In my brief sojourn in college, my favorite classes were political science

In my brief sojourn in college, my favorite classes were political science because I loved the idea of systems we can set up that benefit society - rules we can put in place that sometimes you run against, sometimes they're painful, but ultimately they be
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