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These people know the reality and laugh at it. Such laughter has little concern with what is funny. It is often bitter and sometimes a little mad, for it is the laugh under the mask of tragedy, and also the laughter that masks tears. They are the same. It is the laughter of people who value love and friendship and plenty, who have lived with terror and death and hate." - , Return to Laughter (1954)

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Dragons, for instance, have the right of safe conduct anywhere in Faërie. A

Dragons, for instance, have the right of safe conduct anywhere in Faërie. A reader may not like to read stories about dragons, she may be morally offended or aesthetically uninterested or simply sick of the subject; but at any rate she will not complain t
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If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you'll have a co

If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you'll have a competitive team.
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The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage a

The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
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Any woman can weep without tears," she answered over her shoulder, "and mos

Any woman can weep without tears," she answered over her shoulder, "and most can heal with their hands. It depends on the wound. She is a woman, Your Highness, and that's riddle enough
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When the freedom they wished for most was the freedom from responsibility

When the freedom they wished for most was the freedom from responsibility then Athens ceased to be free and never was free again.
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When I get a little money I buy books and if any is left I buy food and clo

When I get a little money I buy books and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
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The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instr

The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instruments of domination around the world. This is why the government has no incentive to end child abuse
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Nature felt no change, and was ever young.

Nature felt no change, and was ever young.
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I was trying to be 27 at age 47, but God had to get rid of my vanity. I had

I was trying to be 27 at age 47, but God had to get rid of my vanity. I had trouble letting go of the old Lex physically. My human fleshly nature didn't want to let go of what had come to be billed as 'The Total Package.' I guess God had to help me get ri
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Is there anything to lose in life? No. The only lost in life is death.

Is there anything to lose in life? No. The only lost in life is death.
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You ought to pray for grace to handle the uncertainties in life.

You ought to pray for grace to handle the uncertainties in life.
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A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not

A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men and people in general.
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