Factober

In some situations, no one has courage to challenge the reason. Since faith causes the reasoning to evaporate.

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I am enjoying to a full that period of reflection which is the happiest con

I am enjoying to a full that period of reflection which is the happiest conclusion to a life of action.
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I—though forced through lack of space to assume the form of a stoic guinea

I—though forced through lack of space to assume the form of a stoic guinea pig crouched between the girl's shoe and the glove compartment—was my usual dignified self.
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Maybe the point of life (and youth, once it was over), was to elevate yours

Maybe the point of life (and youth, once it was over), was to elevate yourself, through time and reflection, into something worthy of contemplation (even if you were the only one doing the contemplating).
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It seemed Lady Luck hated me worse than usual.

It seemed Lady Luck hated me worse than usual.
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Live fast. Die young. Be wild. Have fun.

Live fast. Die young. Be wild. Have fun.
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The only thing I'm afraid of about this country is that its government will

The only thing I'm afraid of about this country is that its government will someday become so monstrous that the smallest person in it will be trampled underfoot, and then it wouldn't be worth living in
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Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where t

Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you
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[He] carefully put a funky-looking pair of reading glasses on her. "There w

[He] carefully put a funky-looking pair of reading glasses on her. "There we go. How are they?"She blinked experimentally, peering around the room. "Good, I think. Thank you.""Wear them the next time we f***. That would be thanking me.""Aww. You say the s
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The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they ge

The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter.
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No low-trust society will ever produce sustained innovation.

No low-trust society will ever produce sustained innovation.
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Maybe the greatest hope of Christmas is that what it purports to be is exac

Maybe the greatest hope of Christmas is that what it purports to be is exactly what it is.
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Scarce was the verdict spoken,When that still calm was broken,A childish fo

Scarce was the verdict spoken,When that still calm was broken,A childish form hath burst into the throng;With tears and looks of sadness,That bring no news of gladness,But tell too surely something hath gone wrong!
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