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Andre Gide Quotes: We live counterfeit lives in order to resemble the idea we first had of ourselves.
         

We live counterfeit lives in order to resemble the idea we first had of ourselves.


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We live counterfeit lives in order to resemble the idea we first had of ourselves.
         





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