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The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways.


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A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.

A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.



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If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope.



I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them.

I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them.



I wasn't used to children and they were getting on my nerves. Worse, it appeared that I was a child, too. I hadn't known that before; I thought I was just short.

I wasn't used to children and they were getting on my nerves. Worse, it appeared that I was a child, too. I hadn't known that before; I thought I was just short.



Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.

Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.



If we define a misanthrope as 'someone who does not suffer fools and likes to see fools suffer,' we have described a person with something to look forward to.

If we define a misanthrope as 'someone who does not suffer fools and likes to see fools suffer,' we have described a person with something to look forward to.



God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them.

God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them.



Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer able to throw telephone poles at each other.

Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer able to throw telephone poles at each other.



Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.

Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.



True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.

True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.





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I don't want to die without telling you that I love you, " Everett's voice was a faint, wavering whisper, and his lips swollen and bloodied. "I always have.

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