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"“His soul swooned softly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the living and the dead.”

― James Joyce, The Dead"

 

The story is set in the festive season and makes a great read at this time of year.

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“Brains! Are you kidding? She hasn’t got any goddam brains! She’s an animal!”

The gray-haired man, his nostrils dilating, appeared to take a fairy deep breath. “We’re all animals,” he said. “Basically, we’re all animals.”

“Like hell we are. I’m no goddam animal. I may be a stupid, fouled-up twentieth-century son of a b***h, but I’m no animal. Don’t gimme that. I’m no animal.”

 

J.D.Salinger - Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes 

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“If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.”
― Brené Brown

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"I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor. Michael J. Fox


It's good to be able to laugh at yourself and the problems you face in life. Sense of humor can save you. Margaret Cho
 

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