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Jeffrey Eugenides Quotes: You can tell when something's not moving forward anymore. When the doubts you have about it don't go away.
         

You can tell when something's not moving forward anymore. When the doubts you have about it don't go away.


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You never get over it, but you get to where it doesn't bother you so much.



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