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Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

Carrie Fisher  (and with lots of variations from other people.)

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In a rich man’s house there is no place to spit but his face.

Diogenes of Sinope

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Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Seneca

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This is an interesting planet.  It deserves all the attention you can give it.

Marilynne Robinson

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A rainy day is like a lovely gift — you can sleep late and not feel guilty.

Elizabeth Jane Howard

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There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

Alfred Hitchcock

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The world is changed not by the self-regarding, but by men and women prepared to make fools of themselves.

P.D.James

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Every student needs someone who says, simply, “You mean something. You count.”

Tony Kushner

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It’s hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.

Bill Watterson

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We now know that memories are not fixed or frozen, like Proust’s jars of preserves in a larder, but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.We now know that memories are not fixed or frozen, like Proust’s jars of preserves in a larder, but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.

Oliver Sacks