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#1. Meanwhile, back in the real world, my first instinct is a sort of stupid ducking motion I've learned from the movies, and I have the sure sense I'm going to be shot in the neck, where I feel particularly exposed and vulnerable. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#2. ...the boy saw faces disinigrate before his eyes, faces that fell to pieces, then disappeared, leaving a hole. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#3. it's nearly impossible to convey our deepest passions yet damned easy to share what's dullest and worst about ourselves. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#4. The canker of self-consciousness has been long in me, so like a lot of writers I not only do a thing, I see myself doing it too - it's almost like not being alone. That morning our hero skipped in his skivvies down to the shore of the sea . . . it was dark . . . the fog . . . Storytelling! - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#5. I've often thought that the unit of measure that best suits prose is the human breath - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#6. As long as you could fall farther you distinguished yourself from the fallen. Loss reinstated possibility, but possibility without hope. And perhaps this explains how all of us blithely - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#7. Yeah, well, I wanted to be a screenwriter, and guess what? I am one. That's the other tragedy in life. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#8. She sighed. Ignatius, do you know what the opposite of love is?
Hate, I said.
Despair, Sister said. Despair is the opposite of love. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#9. It's hard to kill yourself by taking Tylenol. You die from liver failure, which takes a long time... - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#10. What kind of damage is done to our ability to love or understand and thus fully judge one another when daily we're encouraged to forget that people are people and view them instead as so much pasteboard, scenery, clutter, generalized instances (of murder, of rape, of embezzlement, etc.)? - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#11. We wake out of our dreams and wonder where the blood in our hands came from. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#12. We are more intimately bound to one another by our kindred doubts than our brave conclusions. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#13. Alone, you're vastly outnumbered; but in the company of another, by some weird miracle of human math, the odds seem wonderfully improved in your favor. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#14. You all have stories, Sandy said. And we have secrets - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#15. Where exactly do you put your hands on somebody who hurts everywhere? - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#16. Everything died off and disappeared in that silent way only an eon can absorb and keep secret. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#17. Folks double my age and older often run down a conversation tracking a vanishing world that will, with the passing of their memory, vanish entirely. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#18. her knees, which looked, in the faint blue light, as though they'd been carved by water from a bar of soap. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#19. Really, I think among the many mistakes I've made over my life, one of them was caring so much about the short story. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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#20. Being suicidal is really tiring. A lot of suicides are so lacking in affect and so lethargic that they aren't able to kill themselves until their mood improves - spring, for that reason, has the highest rate of what people in the business call "completed" suicides. - Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
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