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A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.

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An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life.

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Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.

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Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.

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Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.

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It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother’s lips to kiss you.

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Petty laws breed great crimes.

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Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.

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To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.

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David Chang
Marilyn Ferguson
Tea Obreht
Mark L. Campbell