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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

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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Three this week – I like them so much

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.

W H Auden

Be confident, not certain.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to understanding ourselves.

Carl Jung

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If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal

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A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.

William Styron