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"Sometimes you need to let go of the person you think you are, in order to become the person you are meant to be."

Katrina Kenison, The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother's Memoir (2009)

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"The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning."

Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting (1975)

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"We are the land. To the best of my understanding, that is the fundamental idea that permeates American Indian life …"

Paula Gunn Allen, The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions (1986)

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"Nobody is such an individualist as the man who advocates equality."

Katherine Cecil Thurston, Max: A Novel (1910)

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"Up came the sun, and drank the dew."

Emily Carr, The House of All Sorts (1944)

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"Grief is the price Love pays for being in the same world with Death."

Margaret Deland, Golden Yesterdays (1941)

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"McIllvaine, a trial veteran, had been standing out of the crossfire, keeping his mouth shut until it was time to grandstand for the jury. All the courtroom’s a stage, and all the men and women in it merely lawyers."

Lisa Scottoline, Legal Tender (1996)

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"Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost."

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, A Woman's Thoughts (1858)

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