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May this house stand until an ant drinks the ocean and a tortoise circles the world.


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Sometimes it is the smallest thing that saves us: the weather growing cold, a child's smile, and a cup of excellent coffee.



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Learn to wait; invariably either things will change or your heart will.

Learn to wait; invariably either things will change or your heart will.



You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.



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The fact that I’m silent doesn’t mean I have nothing to say.



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People who truly love us can be divided into two categories: those who understand us, and those who forgive us our worst sins. Rarely do you find someone capable of both.



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George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.



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I have a couple freeloader friends, but it's okay. I know they're gonna come in with their arms flying in the air empty-handed.



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