Factober

My dad was fiscally conservative, and I was influenced by that. He didn't believe in spending more than you had because it gets you into trouble.

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I want to go to sleep and not wake up, but I don’t want to die.

I want to go to sleep and not wake up, but I don’t want to die.
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For a moment, Simon's sympathetic nervous system forgot he was arachnophobi

For a moment, Simon's sympathetic nervous system forgot he was arachnophobic. The sight of those spindly legs rising, like an ink drawing popping out of paper into three-dimensional space, should have caused a surge of adrenaline, a yelp of panic, and at
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To my mind the defining characteristic of our era is spin, everything tailo

To my mind the defining characteristic of our era is spin, everything tailored to vanishing point by market research, brands and bands manufactured to precise specifications; we are so used to things transmuting into whatever we would like them to be that
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Magnus didn't really want this kind of thing this early in the morning - th

Magnus didn't really want this kind of thing this early in the morning - this talk of aching memories and wanting to forget. This conversation needed to end, now.
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Listen: being dead is not worse than being alive. It is different though. Y

Listen: being dead is not worse than being alive. It is different though. You could say the view is larger.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Kara knew all he recognized was T and A on a string and he was nothing more

Kara knew all he recognized was T and A on a string and he was nothing more than a sleazy puppeeter , so long as there were souls for sale he was ready to buy ..
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So what is it that you are doing - seeking security in your restlessness? T

So what is it that you are doing - seeking security in your restlessness? The desire to be secure is one of the most curious things. And that security must be recognized by the world; I don't know whether you see this. I write a book and in the book I fin
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Being a justice. If you love law the way I do... you're given the job of a

Being a justice. If you love law the way I do... you're given the job of a lifetime... you're permitted to address the most important legal questions of the country, and sometimes the world. And in doing so, you make a difference in people's lives.
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My God, these Feeling types! ... Sensitive people are just tyrannical peopl

My God, these Feeling types! ... Sensitive people are just tyrannical people - everybody else has to adapt to them.
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What are you wearing?" "Coveralls. Shit-kickers. Long, latex gloves." He bl

What are you wearing?" "Coveralls. Shit-kickers. Long, latex gloves." He blinked. "can't wait to see you take them off.
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Someone said that once a family producers a writer, that's the end of the f

Someone said that once a family producers a writer, that's the end of the family.
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The Church has little idea how unorthodox it is at any given moment. If a c

The Church has little idea how unorthodox it is at any given moment. If a church can't yet be perfectly orthodox, it can, with the Holy Spirit's help and by the grace of God, be perpetually reformable.
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