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Isabelle," she said, lightening her tone with an obvious effort, "your loyalty to your friend is understandable --""He's not my friend." Isabelle looked over at Jace, who was staring at her in a sort of daze. "He's my brother.

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There’s what you’re forced to do, there’s what you choose, and everything e

There’s what you’re forced to do, there’s what you choose, and everything else—most things—are a mix. At best, you’ll spend your life trying not to get hurt, but trying not to do the hurting, either. You won’t always come through, but it’s the best anyone
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I do love you, but I can no longer wait for you to figure out how to love m

I do love you, but I can no longer wait for you to figure out how to love me in a way that makes us both feel good.
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You can get your time and your life under control only to the degree to whi

You can get your time and your life under control only to the degree to which you discontinue lower-value activities.
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We violate the innocence of things in the name of rationality so we can wan

We violate the innocence of things in the name of rationality so we can wander about, uninterrupted, in our search for passion and sentiment.
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Three things make up who we are as individuals: what we think, what we feel

Three things make up who we are as individuals: what we think, what we feel, and what we do. If we manage to change any one of these three aspects of ourselves, the other two will follow.
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And then I sez—‘How is anybody a-goin’ to live pattern lives, when they are

And then I sez—‘How is anybody a-goin’ to live pattern lives, when they are a-starvin' to death? And how is anybody a-goin’ to enjoy religion when they are a-chokin’?
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An angry enemy is a conquered enemy

An angry enemy is a conquered enemy
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The sky sinks slowly inside the past.

The sky sinks slowly inside the past.
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Do not take to heart everything you hear.

Do not take to heart everything you hear.
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My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns.

My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns.
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When you're a kid, if you watch 'The Jeffersons' with your family at seven

When you're a kid, if you watch 'The Jeffersons' with your family at seven o'clock, it seems like a natural phenomenon, like the sun setting. The universe is a strange, strange place when all of a sudden you can't use your glass with the Bionic Woman on i
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In the fourth grade, my history teacher gave us a project: Why was the auto

In the fourth grade, my history teacher gave us a project: Why was the auto industry located in Detroit, Michigan? I didn't know I was going to be an economist, but I knew I was going to do something that was involved in answering questions like that one
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