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  • People don't change who they are. They only change what they do with it.

  • Whatever the theologians might say about Heaven being a state of union with God, I knew it consisted of an infinite library; and eternity ... was simply what enabled one to read uninterruptedly forever.

  • Old age worry is its own climate, she reflects. Up against the wire, as you are, the proverbial bus is less of a concern: it is heading for you anyway.

  • When the past dies, we mourn for the dead. When the future dies, we mourn for ourselves.

  • Plastic tables and chairs were scattered about, and there were a couple of settees, which, imperfectly disguised, performed onstage as often as some of the actors and, it must be said, frequently with more conviction.

  • In all proper relationships there is no sacrifice of anyone to anyone.

  • Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

  • No man ever distinguished himself who could not bear to be laughed at.