Carver's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Carver's Quotes

#1. With the Cauldron, you could do other things than raise the dead. You could destroy the wall. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#2. My heart is broken," she goes. "It's turned to a piece of stone. I'm no good. That's what's as bad as anything, that I'm no good anymore. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#3. How useful Mr. Carver's Esperanto would be, she thought. (Only if everyone spoke it, of course.) - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#4. Get in, get out. Don't linger. Go on. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#5. Young people, I want to beg of you always keep your eyes open to what Mother Nature has to teach you. By so doing you will learn many valuable things every day of your life. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#6. Nature is the greatest teacher and I learn from her best when others are asleep. In the still dark hours before sunrise God tells me of the plans I am to fulfill. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#7. The smooth stones you pick up and examine under the moon's light have been made blue from the sea. Next morning when you pull them from your trouser pocket, they are still blue. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#8. The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#9. How far you go in life depends on ... - Author: George Washington Carver
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#10. I dub thee Toadsticker," I said. "Slayer of miscreants, opener of packages, occasional carver of baked turkeys. Let all men hear, and know mild caution." I swear the steel flickered. - Author: Frank Tuttle
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#11. I'm always learning something. Learning never ends. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#12. He wondered if she wondered if he were watching her. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#13. We opened our eyes and turned in bed to take a good look at each other. We both knew it then. We'd reached the end of something, and the thing was to find out where new to start. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#14. I'm moving to Nevada. Either there or kill myself. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#15. My short stories have always pushed twenty pages. That's no length for a short story to be. You either do them short like Carver or you stop trying. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#16. When I was young, I said to God, 'God, tell me the mystery of the universe.' But God answered, 'That knowledge is for me alone.' So I said, 'God, tell me the mystery of the peanut.' Then God said, 'Well George, that's more nearly your size.' And he told me. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#17. My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine. - Author: John Henry Carver
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#18. Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#19. We knew our days were numbered. We had fouled up our lives and we were getting ready for a shake-up. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#20. Believe. The promise of God are real. They are as real, as solid, yes infinitely more solid than this table which the materialist so thoroughly believes in. If you would only believe, O ye of little faith. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#21. Carver's best book yet! FROM A CHANGELING STAR combines deft characterization and fascinating extrapolation into a complex, compulsively readable thriller. I wish all science fiction novels could be this good. - Author: Craig Shaw Gardner
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#22. It's possible, in a poem or short story, to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language, and to endow those things - a chair, a window curtain, a fork, a stone, a woman's earring - with immense, even startling power. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#23. The college was run by a man called Mr. Carver whose lifelong passions were Esperanto and Pitman's shorthand, the latter more useful than the former. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#24. All flowers talk to me and so do hundreds of little living things in the woods. I learn what I know by watching and loving everything. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#25. Most people search high and wide for the key to success. If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#26. All this, all of this love we're talking about, it would just be a memory. Maybe not even a memory. Am I wrong? Am I way off base? Because I want you to set me straight if you think I'm wrong. I want to know. I mean, I don't know anything, and I'm the first one to admit it. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#27. It's strange. You never start out life with the intention of becoming a bankrupt or an alcoholic or a cheat and a thief. Or a liar. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#28. I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone's heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#29. Raymond Carver is good. I think he'll be appreciated more and more. He's an easy writer to imitate. - Author: Leslie Fiedler
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#30. Drinking's funny. When I look back on it, all of our important decisions have been figured out when we were drinking. Even when we talked about having to cut back on drinking, we'd be sitting at the kitchen table or out at the picnic table with a six-pack or whiskey. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#31. If you love something enough, it will reveal itself to you. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#32. I think a lot of our team commitment is a silent understanding that each one of us has poured our life into what we're doing. - Author: Claire Carver-Dias
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#33. You knew I would find you and you knew what I'd do when I did." -Cort (The Carver's Problem) - Author: B.L. Brooklyn
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#34. The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Author: Edmund Carver
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#35. I've done as many as 20 or 30 drafts of a story. Never less than 10 or 12 drafts. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#36. Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. Keep your thoughts free from hate, and you need have no fear from those who hate you. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#37. All my life I have risen regularly at four o'clock and have gone into the woods and talked to God. There He gives me my orders for the day. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#38. But here is the thing. When he gets on me, I suddenly feel I am fat. I feel am terrifically fat, so fat that Rudy is a tiny thing and hardly there at all. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#39. Booze takes a lot of time and effort if you're going to do a good job with it. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#40. Whatever doesn't kill you makes a great story. - Author: Mark Carver
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#41. The need for justice grows out of the conflict of human interests. That is to say, if there were no conflict of interests among mankind we should never have invented the word justice, nor conceived the idea for which it stands. - Author: Thomas Nixon Carver
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#42. When you're writing fiction or poetry ... it really comes down to this: indifference to everything except what you're doing ... A young writer could do worse than follow the advice given in those lines. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#43. She won't give him back his look. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#44. Isak Dinesen said that she wrote a little every day, without hope and without despair. I like that. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#45. My purpose alone must be God's purpose. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#46. My dad read, I think, the Perry Mason mysteries and Zane Grey and some humor compendiums ... And then at one point, the bookmobile started coming to town. That was really cool. I mean, that was when I read my first Raymond Carver story. I think that was probably 1969 or so. I must have been 13. - Author: Tom Drury
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#47. Well understand this! If you want to join our sales team; I don't need pillion riders; I need high drivers who grasp the handle-bars. - Author: Martin Carver
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#48. What's there to tell? The people over there embrace for a minute, and then they go inside the house together. They leave the light burning. Then they remember, and it goes out. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#49. Education is understanding relationships. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#50. So in fact, narrowing down our choices means less overwhelm, and more creativity. - Author: Courtney Carver
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#51. When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn't that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows. But it also devours. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#52. Besides, if I'd decided to pull Carver's spine out of his body, I would've done it already."
"Can you actually do that?"
Curran frowned. "I don't know. I mean theoretically if you broke the spine above the pelvis, you could, but then there are ribs ... I'll have to try it sometime. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#53. Maybe once, maybe years ago, I was a different kind of human being. I've forgotten, I don't know for sure. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#54. Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#55. Island Records used what we built and tried to cash in on it which is so annoying. So it came time to do Carver City record and Island wanted to do it and we're just like "What's the point?" I mean, at that point they were even admitting like, "Yeah, we're just gonna do what we've always done." - Author: Jess Margera
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#56. Remember Haydn's 104 symphonies. Not all of them were great. But there were 104 of them. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#57. There is no answer. It's okay. But even if it wasn't okay, what am I supposed to do? - Author: Raymond Carver
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#58. It is August.
My life is going to change. I feel it. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#59. *Always schedule enough time between connections. I always like to give myself at least two hours between flights. It's much easier to sit in the terminal for three hours than it is to sit on standby for two days because you missed your connection. - Author: Morgan Carver Richards
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#60. It's something that I feel I know about, relationships between men and women. I like to write from the woman's point of view now and again, to get inside her head, to feel what she's feeling. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#61. Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#62. That's all we have, finally, the words, and they had better be the right ones. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#63. Beth is the kind of girl you want to stuff into a trunk, wrapped in plastic" - Shane Carver (Quote from: The Carver's Magic) - Author: B.L. Brooklyn
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#64. The men who began their life's work on [the cathedrals], they never lived to see the completion of their work. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#65. Beauties" by Anton Chekhov, "The Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield, "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by J. D. Salinger, "Brownies" or "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere" both by ZZ Packer, "In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried" by Amy Hempel, "Fat" by Raymond Carver, "Indian Camp - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
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#66. Listen to the technology; find out what it's telling you. - Author: Carver Mead
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#67. From a literary standpoint, I've been loving Raymond Carver's short stories, William Carlos Williams' poems, Richard Siken's 'Crush', John Fante, and Jim Harrison's book of ghazals. I love film and photography too, so many of my songs are very image rich from those influences. - Author: Greta Salpeter
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#68. Plain Kate, Kate the Carver
No one's friend and no one's daughter
Little Kate might meet her fate
Whittling sticks till it's too late - Author: Erin Bow
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#69. Carved with figures strange and sweet, All made out of the carver's brain. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#70. Something's died in me," she goes. "It took a long time for it to do it, but it's dead. You've killed something, just like you'd took an axe to it. Everything is dirt now. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#71. I think a little menace is fine to have in a story. For one thing, it's good for the circulation. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#72. I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this Earth to give us a breathing spell ... as we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which are God's true storehouse. We can learn to synthesize materials for every human need from things that grow. - Author: George Washington Carver
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#73. The problem with relegating black history to one really short month, the shortest month, is not only are we telling the same stories over and over again - which are amazing, George Washington Carver is incredible, there's nobody like Frederick Douglass - but there are so many. - Author: Karyn Parsons
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#74. There are significant moments in everyone's day that can make literature. That's what you ought to write about. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#75. People change, but the two things that always stay true is our heart and our home. The heart always knows when it feels love no matter what happens in our mind. Home isn't just a place. It's a feeling. It knows where you belong. - Author: Rhonda Lee Carver
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#76. Then i don't know I remembered how he was when he was nineteen, the way he looked, running across this field to where his dad sat on a tractor, hand over his eyes, watching Wes run toward him - Chef's House - Author: Raymond Carver
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#77. Let's be real. Like I would date someone who didn't go out of their way to be my nemesis." - Shane Carver (The Carver's Magic) - Author: B.L. Brooklyn
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#78. That morning she pours Teacher's over my belly and licks it off. That afternoon she tries to jump out the window. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#79. Moore's Law is really a thing about human activity, it's about vision, it's about what you're allowed to believe. Because people are really limited by their beliefs, they limit themselves by what they allow themselves to believe about what is possible. - Author: Carver Mead
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#80. Dannon brought the .22 up and shot him in the temple. Carver's head bounced off the side window and Dannon shot him again, the .22 shots deafening inside the truck, but hardly audible outside. Carver slumped, his face not even looking surprised. - Author: John Sandford
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#81. Most of my stories, if not all of them, have some basis in real life. That's the kind of fiction I'm most interested in. I suppose that's one reason I don't have much respect for fiction that seems to be game playing. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#82. Sons of Ares ARES Terrorist Leader, color unknown DANCER Ares' lieutenant, a Red HARMONY Dancer's lieutenant, a Red MICKEY Carver, a Violet EVEY former slave of Mickey, a Pink - Author: Pierce Brown
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#83. I'd like to go out in the front yard and shout something. "None of this is worth it!" That's what I'd like people to hear. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#84. I don't know much about him. He is a carver in our bishop's city, a days journey from here; he has a great reputation as an artist. Artists usually are no saints, he's probably no saint either, but he certainly is a gifted, high-minded man. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#85. Just about killed ourselves out there in the dark," Carver said. "He's gone. Put a few concrete blocks on top of him, just in case." "In case of what?" Taryn asked, fascinated in spite of herself. "Well . . . body gases," Carver said. "The ground was a little wet, you wouldn't want him popping up. - Author: John Sandford
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#86. The past is unclear. It's as if there is a film over those early years. I can't even be sure that the things I remember happening really happened to me. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#87. That's right,' Mel said. 'Some vassal would come along and spear the bastard in the name of love. Or whatever the fuck it was they fought over in those days.'
Same things we fight over these days,' Terri said.
Laura said, 'Nothing's changed. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#88. It's not a terribly original thing to say, but I love Raymond Carver. For one thing, he's fun to read out loud. - Author: Ira Glass
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#89. A wise youth counselor once told me, "Don't ask what God's will is for you." Simply ask, "What is God's will? - Author: Lee Carver
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#90. If you have to choose one critical ingredient of success, it's passion. - Author: Carver Mead
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#91. Legality is just the name for everything that's not dangerous for the ruling order. - Author: Hari Kunzru
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#92. Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It's the impetus for creating change. - Author: Max Carver
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#93. She talks big, but she's made of custard." "Fluffy and full of cream?" Kato wiggles blond eyebrows at me. Carver grins. "Think she's sweet, too?" My eyes spit fire. "Bite me. You'll find out. - Author: Amanda Bouchet
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#94. So as near as I could tell the end of the world began roughly about the time that Billy Carver's butt rang about halfway through the War of 1812. - Author: Steve Vernon
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#95. Carver was truculent: "What's a good part of it? - Author: John Sandford
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#96. It's easy to have a complicated idea. It's very hard to have a simple idea. - Author: Carver Mead
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#97. There's literary creation and literary business. When I first got something accepted, it gave my life a validation it didn't otherwise have. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#98. I want to hide from it, that's what I want to do. I want to just close my eyes and let it pass by. Let it take the next man. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#99. When I'm writing, I write every day. It's lovely when that's happening. One day dovetailing into the next. Sometimes I don't even know what day of the week it is. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#100. This is awful. I don't know what's going to happen to me or to anyone else in the world. - Author: Raymond Carver
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