Factober

You know what the worst thing about adults is? ...They're not always adults. But that's what I like about them.

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This sadness wasn't a huge part of me--I wasn't remotely depressed--but sti

This sadness wasn't a huge part of me--I wasn't remotely depressed--but still, it was like a stone I carried in my pocket. I always knew it was there. [p. 179]
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He longed for cleanliness and tidiness: it was hard to find peace in the mi

He longed for cleanliness and tidiness: it was hard to find peace in the middle of disorder.
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How can you live without everything touching you?

How can you live without everything touching you?
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We are not perfect in ourselves, but in Him we are. In the red circle of th

We are not perfect in ourselves, but in Him we are. In the red circle of this world, there is no hope. However, because you’re living in the purple wedge, there is always His hope, power, and joy.
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What wretched poverty of language! To compare stars to diamonds!

What wretched poverty of language! To compare stars to diamonds!
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Duty was not untinged by ambition.

Duty was not untinged by ambition.
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The sad part is you love her..... and she didn't love you back.

The sad part is you love her..... and she didn't love you back.
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I hope I'm always learning something.

I hope I'm always learning something.
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There is nothing quite so beautiful as the written word -worn as a jewel, a

There is nothing quite so beautiful as the written word -worn as a jewel, adorning the segmented lines of papyrus".
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Kolya threw his shoes under the bed and went to the window. There was a ful

Kolya threw his shoes under the bed and went to the window. There was a full moon, light green and ugly, in the sky. It seemed to be hiding behind the treetops, spying. Its light was soft and lifeless, and its rays were tremulous and mesmerizing, as they
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If we refuse to accept knowledge because it frightens us, we will never gro

If we refuse to accept knowledge because it frightens us, we will never grow. If we give in to fear, we will never outgrow hatred
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Sometimes I feel like I don't belong anywhere, & it's gonna take so long fo

Sometimes I feel like I don't belong anywhere, & it's gonna take so long for me to get to somewhere, Sometimes I feel so heavy hearted, but I can't explain cuz I'm so guarded. But that's a lonely road to travel, and a heavy load to bear. And it's a long,
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