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Barbara Gordon

  • I've always hated Sundays, always had to fight the gray gloom that comes over me on Sunday afternoons. ... when I die it will be on a Sunday afternoon around four o'clock.

  • Two things always look better in the movies, Melinda. Mental institutions and war.

  • All human beings hold the tools of their own destruction.

  • Others may argue about whether the world ends with a bang or a whimper. I just want to make sure that mine doesn't end with a whine.

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  • What seems like courage is really persistence — the ability to put part of yourself on hold — patience.

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Barbara Gordon, U.S. writer