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  • I have never yet heard any middle-aged man or woman who worked with his or her brains express any regret for the passing of youth.

  • There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten.

  • No matter how true I believe what I am writing to be, if the reader cannot also participate in that truth, then I have failed.

  • From a biological viewpoint, patriarchal religion denied women the natural rights of every other mammalian female: the right to choose her stud, to control the circumstances of her mating, to occupy and govern her own nest, or to refuse all males when preoccupied with the important business of raising her young.

  • A letter is the most imperishable thing on earth.

  • We've taken disturbances and fluctuations and averaged them together to give us comfortable statistics. Our training has been to look for big numbers, important trends, major variances. Yet it is the slight variations — soft-spoken, even whispered at first — that we need to encourage.

  • Love is a flower that grows in any soil, works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow, blooming fair and fragrant all the year, and blessing those who give and those who receive.

  • She sighed. Another night alone. 'Why were all the good Men taken?' she wondered. Then she remembered there were no good Men ... and she felt better all of a sudden ...