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I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees - just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it.

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A book is not completed till it's read.

A book is not completed till it's read.
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…Mellor’s statement is extremist in two directions: human civilization is i

…Mellor’s statement is extremist in two directions: human civilization is in imminent peril, and only one solution will work. I doubt both these formulations, and almost every fiction I have encountered that depends upon them.
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The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a travel

The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
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Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing. The

Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing. They are externalization of inner space and inner silence, which is stillness: the infinitely creative womb of all existence.
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The goal of mass transit is to convince people to abandon their cars, which

The goal of mass transit is to convince people to abandon their cars, which feature such enticing accessories as CD players and elbow room.
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Aren't you tired from all that smiling that you do at the camera? Relax and

Aren't you tired from all that smiling that you do at the camera? Relax and come with me to the mountains. There is more to life than the cameras!
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Truth! Freedom! Justice! And a hard-boiled egg!

Truth! Freedom! Justice! And a hard-boiled egg!
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You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something ta

You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another.
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To accomplish our destiny ... we must cover before nightfall the distance a

To accomplish our destiny ... we must cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
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You can't ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple earthly event. Coin

You can't ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple earthly event. Coincidence. That's all anything ever is. Nothing more than coYou can't ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple earthly event. Coincidence. That's all anything ever is. Nothing m
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Relief is a wonderful emotion, highly underrated. In fact, I prefer it to e

Relief is a wonderful emotion, highly underrated. In fact, I prefer it to elation or joy. Relief lets the air out of the Tire of Pain.
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The point is, Ilsa Hermann had decided to make suffering her triumph. When

The point is, Ilsa Hermann had decided to make suffering her triumph. When it refused to let go of her, she succumbed to it. She embraced it.
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