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Was this a betrayal, or was it an act of courage? Perhaps both. Neither one involves forethought: such things take place in an instant, in an eyeblink. This can only be because they have been rehearsed by us already, over and over, in silence and darkness; in such silence, such darkness, that we are ignorant of them ourselves. Blind but sure-footed, we step forward as if into a remembered dance.

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When we don’t see the value of a thing, we don’t put the protective edge.

When we don’t see the value of a thing, we don’t put the protective edge.
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Shamans submit to death in order to serve their communities.

Shamans submit to death in order to serve their communities.
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They alone live, who live for others.

They alone live, who live for others.
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A faith so weak that it is not sufficient unto itself but requires that oth

A faith so weak that it is not sufficient unto itself but requires that others tiptoe around it for fear of hurting it, knows deep down that it is a lie.
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When the world began, there were no such things as monsters. Demons were ju

When the world began, there were no such things as monsters. Demons were just fallen angels who, booted out of Heaven and bored with Hell, wandered the Earth sticking little girls’ pigtails in inkwells and sinking the occasional continent.
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Your neighbour is your nearest family.

Your neighbour is your nearest family.
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I have inflammation of the imagination.

I have inflammation of the imagination.
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I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it

I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
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Leave him with his God. I’m sure He’s as hard and unforgiving as Cain is. I

Leave him with his God. I’m sure He’s as hard and unforgiving as Cain is. I don’t want to know about Cain’s God. If he is anything to be guided by, I’d rather be an atheist, thank you.
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Goodness is something that makes us serene and content it is magnificent. T

Goodness is something that makes us serene and content it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil.
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Then his beautiful lips touched hers. A fluttering of wings, a cry of angel

Then his beautiful lips touched hers. A fluttering of wings, a cry of angels, a single beat of two hearts.
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In general, I call her every night, and we talk for an hour, which is forty

In general, I call her every night, and we talk for an hour, which is forty-five minutes of me, and fifteen minutes of her stirring her tea, which she steeps with the kind of Zen patience that would make Buddhists sit up in envy and then breathe through t
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