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When I was little, we had a Golden Book that had all these Disney characters in one portrait on the first page. My dad used to read from it every night. We'd play this game of find Pluto or find Donald Duck. He'd read us stories and do all the voices. Those are great memories.

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I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
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With a feeling of despondency so intense that it was almost pleasurable, he

With a feeling of despondency so intense that it was almost pleasurable, he got out his guitar.So this was to be his condition now.What was he but a fragment of broken churned-uphumanity washed up on this faraway shore? This was where his journey had brou
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I had time with my mother, but I really lived with my father. One time he g

I had time with my mother, but I really lived with my father. One time he gave all his salary so I could travel to a training camp. He couldn't pay the rent, but he did that.
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Could you just imagine? If every suicide rose--think of Faulkner's Quentin

Could you just imagine? If every suicide rose--think of Faulkner's Quentin Compson as a vampire. I don't hate the South I don't I don't. She wondered how they'd have worked it out in Cambridge when Quentin threw himself off the Andersen bridge into the Ch
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Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures but in the use made o

Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures but in the use made of them.
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The human brain has a marvelous capacity to screen and sort experience, pro

The human brain has a marvelous capacity to screen and sort experience, protecting itself against the unbearable.
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I´ve given you my time. Its all I´ve got to give - its all any man has. And

I´ve given you my time. Its all I´ve got to give - its all any man has. And for a pitiful buck and a quarter an hour.
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Many a true word is spoken in jest.

Many a true word is spoken in jest.
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I fear some of our leaders today have lost the courage to stand up. What we

I fear some of our leaders today have lost the courage to stand up. What we have now are politicians. They won't offer real plans, and only stand up when they want to blame someone else.
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I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sent

I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brev
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A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.

A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.
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And what is that thing which you promise to provide?- 'The beauty of the so

And what is that thing which you promise to provide?- 'The beauty of the soul and the simplicity of happiness', he replied.
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