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"Paris is not a city, it is the image, the symbol of France, its today and yesterday, the reflection of its history, its geography and its hidden essence."

Nina Berberova, The Italics Are Mine (1969)

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"Never defend yourself; agree with your critics, it takes the wind out of their sails."

Fay Weldon, Auto da Fay (2002)

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"Youth moves out, leaving no forwarding address. No matter how you try, you can’t reach that person again or that place."

Rita Mae Brown, Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser (1997)

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"Psychological adulthood is by no means a universal attainment."

Frances G. Wickes, The Inner World of Childhood (1927)

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"The trees change their voices in autumn as well as their shapes. No longer do they whisper to one another in muffled tones as they did in summer; they talk in a different leaf-language now. The wind moves through the boughs like fingers drawn across the strings of a harp filling the air with the harsh dry sound of sapless leaves. It is the main theme of the autumn music, this murmuring counterpoint of dead leaves."

Patience Strong, The Glory of the Garden (1951)

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"We must love all facts, not for their consequences, but because in each fact God is there present."

Simone Weil, The Notebooks of Simone Weil (1951)

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"The only people who are queer are the people who don’t love anybody."

Rita Mae Brown, Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser (1997)

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"… she realized that white people rarely concerned themselves with Indian matters, that Indians were the shadow people, living almost invisibly on the fringes around them, and that this shadowy world allowed for a strange kind of freedom."

Linda Hogan, Mean Spirit (1991)

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