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"Fashion is everywhere and about everything. It is folly, vanity and the fun of it all. It is disguise, innuendo, and cunning. It is mean, gorgeous and ambitious, and definitely the last word for the next few seconds."

Barbara Kruger, Thinking of You (1999)

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"I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial, for neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not."

Patricia Highsmith, Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction (1983)

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"I am a restlessness inside a stillness inside a restlessness."

Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle (1948)

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"Dogwoods are great optimists. Daffodils wait and see, crouching firmly underground just in case spring doesn’t come this year, but dogwoods have faith."

Barbara Holland, Coming From Away (1997)

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"Corporations, being only human, make mistakes. Sometimes you may end up working for one of those mistakes."

Lois Wyse, Company Manners (1987)

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"Let no Body be afrighted, because so many things are to be learnt, when the learning of them will be so pleasant; how profitable I need not tell you."

Bathsua Makin, An Essay to Revive the Antient [sic] Education of Gentlewomen (1673)

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"… autumn glows upon us like a splendid evening; it is the very sunset of the year …"

Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village (1848)

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"Healthy parakeets have the nervous energy of tennis players."

Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook (1966)

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