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It kills me sometimes, how people die.

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Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

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Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.

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What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.

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If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.

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I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.

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I am haunted by humans.

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Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were "I go to seek a Great Perhaps." That's why I'm going. So I don't have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.

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Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.

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Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.

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I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.

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To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's.

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At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it's over and you're relieved.

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It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.

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Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.

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Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them—if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.

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Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.

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Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.

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What are men to rocks and mountains?

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Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.

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