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"But wasn’t a lost cause the last thing you should ever give up, if you were fortunate enough to possess one? How else could you add so much drama to your life at so little cost?"

Mary Elmblad, Outrageous Fortune (1981)

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"Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title …"

Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room (1922)

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"Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time."

Hannah Arendt, Rahel Varnhagen (1957)

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"[Line from Sleepless in Seattle:] It was like coming home, but not to any home I’d ever known."

Delia Ephron, Sister Mother Husband Dog, Etc. (2013)

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"If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it, I guess it’s pretty nearly bound to happen, wind and weather permitting."

Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Shores of Silver Lake (1939)

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"Stress management, as it is known, became dear to the hearts of all those whose most punishing worries did not often include how to get food and how to keep alive."

Gloria Emerson, Some American Men (1985)

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"Health is not simply the absence of sickness."

Hannah Green, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1964)

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