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My dad was a roofer when I was young. I believe he owned his own roofing company in Florida. And then he fell through a roof, broke his back. Permanently. I mean, he's not paralyzed or anything, but he's had to deal with pain for all of his life since then.

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I had to go through hell to get a piece of heaven?

I had to go through hell to get a piece of heaven?
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A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.

A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.
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There was something else,--something quite undefinable, that gave a singula

There was something else,--something quite undefinable, that gave a singular glow and radiance to the whole countenance, and suggested the burning of a light through alabaster,--a creeping of some subtle fire through the veins which made the fair body see
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I never settled with anything. It was like a pendulum; swinging back and fo

I never settled with anything. It was like a pendulum; swinging back and forth but never reached a comatose state. As a sequence of events around me unfolded, I struggled to understand who I was, whose child I was and whether I would ever find a way home.
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You see yourself as a shipwreck, but we see your treasure glowing inside, b

You see yourself as a shipwreck, but we see your treasure glowing inside, beneath the oceans in your eyes.
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O God, help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful i

O God, help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful it is.
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Out of the Mess comes a Message that makes you Sage

Out of the Mess comes a Message that makes you Sage
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You don't really get to choose. We worship you, and that makes you our God.

You don't really get to choose. We worship you, and that makes you our God.
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I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma

I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
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It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.

It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
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As a little girl, my destiny was stamped onto the canvas of my imagination

As a little girl, my destiny was stamped onto the canvas of my imagination at 5 years old. I was watching soaps with my grandmother... The most gorgeous black women I had ever seen in my life came out, and I knew that that is what I wanted to do - be fabu
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Love is the most likable, invisible fashion of life that you can wear with

Love is the most likable, invisible fashion of life that you can wear with passion.
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