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Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind Quotes: The whole world can't lick us but we can lick ourselves by longing too hard for things we haven't got any more - and by remembering too much.
         

The whole world can't lick us but we can lick ourselves by longing too hard for things we haven't got any more - and by remembering too much.


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