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Top 94 Quotes About Recalling

#1. Only by recalling a dream is an insomniac sure he's slept. - Author: Mo Yan
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#2. Life, thought the naked man, was a hell, with rare moments recalling some ancient paradise. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#3. A man has no reason to be ashamed of having an ape for his grandfather. If there were an ancestor whom I should feel shame in recalling it would rather be a man who plunges into scientific questions with which he has no real acquaintance, only to obscure them by an aimless rhetoric ... - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#4. Recalling an old magistrate's words to a young attorney, The rain it raineth on the just And also on the unjust fella; But chiefly on the just, because The unjust steals the just's umbrella. - Author: Sam Ervin
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#5. I thought I would reflect here on a theme most scientists enjoy recalling: the part luck played in their accomplishments. - Author: Edmond H. Fischer
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#6. A disciple was one day recalling how Buddha , Jesus , Mohammed were branded as rebels and heretics by their contemporaries. Said the Master, Nobody can be said to have attained the pinnacle of Truth until a thousand sincere people have denounced him for blasphemy . - Author: Anthony De Mello
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#7. There is the smell, too, of course
the reassuring smell of paper, new paper, soft old paper, recalling each person to the first time they really did press their nose into a book. - Author: Deborah Meyler
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#8. There are moments in history when brooding tragedy and its dark shadows can be lightened by recalling great moments of the past. - Author: Indira Gandhi
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#9. I've sometimes thought that it's only by recalling that desperate devotion my kids once felt for me that I can maintain my own desperate devotion in the face of their adolescent sneering. - Author: Ayelet Waldman
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#10. Today I feel some uneasiness in recalling how much I suffered, I have no sympathy for myself of that time. - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#11. Political correctness is driving machismo underground and recalling effeminacy from exile. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#12. He Kept recalling her lying on his bed; she reminded him of no one in his former life. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#13. If a woman is given only a limited amount of time to spend with the man she loves, she endures the separation by constantly recalling and reliving every moment down to the finest detail. - Author: Lucy De Barbin And Dary Matera
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#14. Poetry is a vocal art for me - but not necessarily a performative one. It might be reading to oneself or recalling some lines by memory. - Author: Robert Pinsky
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#15. Most of the times,
we feel more enjoyment from just recalling good memories of the past rather from those moments we lived,not because we did not have a good time but because realization has come late. - Author: Dionisis Agelakis
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#16. The Russian loves recalling life, but he does not love living. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#17. I try to think what the character is thinking. Then, hopefully, I begin to feel it. I act and react not because I'm recalling a dog killed by a fire engine, but because I'm concentrating on what the character is going through. - Author: E. G. Marshall
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#18. Each housing development has a "country" name - Squirrel Valley, Pine Ridge, Eagle crossing, Deer Path, which has an unkind way of invoking and recalling the very things demolished when building. - Author: Gabrielle Hamilton
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#19. Build your self-esteem by recalling all the ways you have succeeded, and your brain will be filled with images of you making your achievements happen again and again. Give yourself permission to toot your own horn, and don't wait for anyone to praise you. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#20. I have a hard time recalling the titles of books. - Author: Enrique Pena Nieto
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#21. Acknowledging your mistakes also has its pluses, but we often don't have trouble recalling or mulling over those. The point is, if you don't acknowledge your successes the same way you acknowledge your mistakes, you're sure to have a memory full of blunders. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#22. But recalling how my ex had nasty BO after track practice never made me feel better. It seemed disingenuous to hold things against him that before I readily accepted as the price of love. - Author: Daria Snadowsky
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#23. The recalling of beautiful things, whether they are your own experiences or the acheivements of others, is a creative act. Simple ideas can be restated by rote; but profound ideas must be recreated by will and imagination. - Author: Robert Grudin
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#24. the plight of being old: clearly recalling what it was like to act voluntarily and enjoy life as it came, now trapped in a frame that forbade anything except slow cautious movements - Author: John Brunner
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#25. On top of dealing with the emotional trauma associated with conscious and unconscious recalling, you must deal with the possibility of no one believing you or making you doubt your experiences. When women speak out about their abusers, they have to deal with the police and society not believing them - Author: Malebo Sephodi
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#26. No doubt you are right ... there would be far less suffering amongst mankind if men ... did not employ their imaginations so assiduously in recalling the memory of past sorrow, instead of bearing their present lot with equanimity. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#27. They would sit together under the stars, recalling the ages that were gone and all their joys and labours in the world, or holding council, concerning the days to come. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#28. But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth. Within that, it is a noble institution, equally the friend of science and of civil liberty. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#29. There's something disturbing about recalling a warm memory and feeling utterly cold. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#30. It's a hard thing to hold a civil conversation after recalling that one party has used a Taser on the other, so both of them finished the walk in silence. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#31. It's not that I can't remember. It's that I prefer not to remember, which means that I prefer not to remember what not remembering did to me the last time I did it. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#32. At the same time, it's a family story and more of an epic. I needed the third-person. I tried to give a sense that Cal, in writing his story, is perhaps inventing his past as much as recalling it. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#33. Time is painted with a lock before, and bald behind, signifying thereby that we must take time by the forelock; for, when it is once past, there is no recalling it. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#34. One can repent of a sin and have done with it; but the wages of foolishness is the eternal recalling of it. - Author: Jetta Carleton
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#35. It is worth recalling that Britain, over several centuries, waged a war against homosexuality - in the name of religion, social order, decency, etc. - that certainly equalled, and in its scale probably outstripped, anything that happens in Arab countries today. - Author: Brian Whitaker
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#36. Remember, research has shown that the more effort you put into recalling material, the deeper it embeds itself into your memory. - Author: Barbara Oakley
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#37. After the deep, warm nothingness, there was no pleasure in recalling who he was. Without coming fully awake, he nonetheless felt the weight of his own being settling on his heart. Despair and anger and the constant gnawing worry sounded in his mind like a man in the next room clearing his throat. - Author: George R R Martin
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#38. I take great pride in recalling that I could open in a play on Broadway or in London's West End and fill a theatre on the strength of my name - Steed's name. - Author: Patrick Macnee
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#39. And of course there was no help for it, except recalling bits of conversations she had overheard from time to time about marriage. That's what knitting groups and sewing groups were for, wasn't it? Commiserating about marriage. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#40. Recalling what our lives were like before Jesus Christ entered them will help keep our daily problems in perspective. - Author: Max Anders
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#41. Recalling "Love Games," she returned to the present with a jolt and glanced at the set in time to find the show over for the day. She'd missed it! - Author: Barbara Delinsky
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#42. You can be sad recalling sad times, but if you really want to be sad, recall happy times. - Author: Robert Breault
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#43. I saw that a tender feeling was blossoming in her heart, like a rose in spring and I could not help recalling Petrarch's saying, "Innocence is often but a hair's breadth from ruin. - Author: M.E. Kerr
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#44. Recalling his mother's endless drudgery, (Senator) Richard (Russell) Jr. was to say that he was ten years old before he saw his mother asleep; previously, he had thought that mothers never had to sleep. - Author: Robert A. Caro
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#45. Theological study offers a level of thinking about God recalling the insight of Abraham Heschel who noted that thinking without roots will bear flowers, but not fruits. - Author: Anonymous
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#46. I felt amazingly confident, - it's not particularly pleasant recalling that I was an ass. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#47. Flyers have a sense of adventures yet to come, instead of dimly recalling adventures of long ago as the only moments in which they truly lived. - Author: Richard Bach
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#48. None but those who have traveled, can appreciate the delight experienced from recalling in this way the interesting points of an interesting journey, and fighting, as it were, their battles over again. - Author: James Holman
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#49. Freemasonry is a moral order, instituted by virtuous men, with the praiseworthy design of recalling to our remembrance the most sublime truths, in the midst of the most innocent and social pleasures, founded on liberality, brotherly love and charity. - Author: Andrew Jackson
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#50. Do I forget, or do I refuse to remember? - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#51. Alone in my room, wrapped in a blanket, I whimpered and talked aloud to myself, recalling the lost glory of my youth when I considered myself, and was considered by others, a bright and capable person. It seemed that was all gone now. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#52. Looking at him now, recalling what it used to be like between us, how I liked myself around him, how I felt good about the world and my place in it with him by my side, how I ached when he left for college, I remember what it feels like to truly love someone. For the right reasons. In the right way. - Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
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#53. Recalling, for me, is a great way of living, so not to forget. - Author: Hilton Als
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#54. It is strong proof of men knowing things before birth, that when mere children they grasp innumerable facts with such speed as to show that they are not then taking them in for the first time, but are remembering and recalling them. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#55. That means, in turn, that this is an experience which shatters time and liberates people from the confinement of time by at once recalling all that has gone before and anticipating all that is to come. - Author: William Stringfellow
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#56. Valentine's Day is an extraordinary moment for recalling the lasting power of a true love. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#57. Negative emotions often make things even more memorable than positive ones because recalling things that are threatening - and avoiding those situations in the future if possible - is often critical to survival. - Author: Bruce D. Perry
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#58. He took over, and he said: 'If I have to shoot 200,000 students to save China from another 100 years of disorder, so be it.'" - Recalling how former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping dealt with the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests - Author: Lee Kuan Yew
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#59. Artists talk a lot about freedom. So, recalling the expression "free as a bird," Morton Feldman went to a park one day and spent some time watching our feathered friends. When he came back, he said, "You know? They're not free: they're fighting over bits of food. - Author: John Cage
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#60. Leigh did what any sane female faced with such an e-mail would do: deleted it to resist the temptation of replying, cleared her trash to resist the temptation of recalling it, and then called tech support to restore all her recently deleted e-mails. (Chasing Harry Winston) - Author: Lauren Weisberger
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#61. Here was the worst curse: he managed to force the dream from his conscious mind often enough that when it returned to him (opening the pantry door, say, recalling the sweep of floodwater), the experience of it became fresh and bleeding once more. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#62. Recalling days of sadness, memories haunt me. Recalling days of happiness, I haunt my memories. - Author: Robert Breault
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#63. Cigarettes are bad for your health." advised the young Apollo.
"Snipers are bad for your health," Hamza returned, not recalling anybody who had died of cigarettes, but many who had died at the hands of snipers. - Author: Ahmet M. Rahmanovic
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#64. Looking about me, listening and recalling what the day had been like, I suddenly felt a secret unease in my heart and raised my eyes to the sky, but even in the sky there seemed to be no tranquillity. Dotted with stars, it constantly quivered and danced and shivered. - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#65. As the years pass by, we'll glance at faded photographs recalling memories shared with special friends and family, never wanting it to end. Memories are the only thing left within the end." Judy - Author: M. William Phelps
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#66. Now I am writing this diary in English, which for me is not the language of intimacy or love, but an attempt at distance and sanity, a means of recalling normality. - Author: Jasmina Tesanovic
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#67. Recalling his first impression of Hitler, Hanfstaengl wrote, Hitler looked like a suburban hairdresser on his day off. - Author: Erik Larson
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#68. Recalling the dream was like trying to follow a ship into fog. - Author: Henning Mankell
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#69. Recalling a memory is not like playing a tape recorder. It's a creative process. - Author: Susumu Tonegawa
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#70. What, and end up like you? Wistfully recalling a lover from long ago? Please. - Author: Elizabeth Carlton
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#71. Memory has the singular characteristic of recalling in a friend absent, as in a journey long past, only that which is agreeable. - Author: Charles Dudley Warner
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#72. Lest conservatives be too proud, it's worth recalling that conservatism's rise was decisively enabled by liberalism's weakness. - Author: Bill Kristol
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#73. What am I going to do? I take a deep breath. My arms rise slightly - as if recalling the black-and-white wings Cinna gave me - then come to rest at my sides. I'm going to be the Mockingjay. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#74. By recalling God's past provision, we can reassure ourselves that what He has done in the past, He will do again in the future. - Author: Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson
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#75. People actually seemed to enjoy recalling that on a Saturday afternoon forty years ago Empire Avenue was bustling with people and cars and commerce, whereas now, of course, you could strafe it with automatic weapons and not harm a soul. - Author: Richard Russo
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#76. The past does not haunt us. We haunt the past. We allow our minds to focus in that direction. We open memories and examine them. We reexperience emotions we felt during the painful events we experienced because we are recalling them in as much detail as we can. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#77. Lipton, a professor of history at SUNY Stony Brook, concluded, "In the face of recent revelations about the reckless and self-indulgent sexual conduct of so many of our elected officials, it may be worth recalling that sexual restraint rather than sexual prowess was once the measure of a man. - Author: Timothy J. Keller
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#78. How foolish is man! He ruins the present while worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past! - Author: Ali Ibn Abi Talib
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#79. There are boxers possessed of such remarkable intuition, such uncanny prescience, one would think they were somehow recalling their fights, not fighting them as we watch. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#80. The act of vividly recalling a patch of the past is something that I seem to have been performing with the utmost zest all my life, and I have reason to believe that this almost pathological keenness of the retrospective faculty is a hereditary trait. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#81. We must do our business faithfully, without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to God mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from him. - Author: Brother Lawrence
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#82. A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting. - Author: James M. Barrie
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#83. Many writers do little else but sit in small rooms recalling the real world. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#84. But she didn't want to recall things. She wanted to live things - or as a compromise, relive rather than reminisce. - Author: Betty Smith
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#85. Recalling vividly the love scene I had just witnessed. How much I had been cheated! How much of what should be every woman's was not mine and - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#86. Lost love belongs in a three-minute song, pullling back feelings from a time when they came unbidden, recalling the infatuation, the walking on sunshine that cannot last and the pain of its loss, whether through parting or the passage of time, reminding us that we are emotional beings - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#87. I know many people on the left are suspicious of words like Americanization. To them, it can sound like a cover for white privilege and warmongering. It suggests arrogance and groupthink. But these connotations are not fixed. It is in our power to reshape them by recalling the best of America. - Author: Eric Liu
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#88. I refuse to eat animals because I cannot nourish myself by the sufferings and by the death of other creatures. I refuse to do so, because I suffered so painfully myself that I can feel the pain of others by recalling my own sufferings. - Author: David Sztybel
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#89. You know what nostalgia is, don't you? It's basically a matter of recalling the fun without reliving the pain. - Author: Bette Davis
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#90. Accurately recalling an entire day of fishing is like trying to push smoke back down a chimney, so you settle on these specific moments. - Author: John Gierach
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#91. Nissan is recalling almost 135,000 Infiniti G35s to address an airbag problem. When Toyota heard that, they said, 'Airbags! I knew we forgot something.' - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#92. Time past, even God is deprived of the power of recalling. - Author: Aristotle.
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#93. Recalling and confessing our sin is like taking out the garbage: once is not enough. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#94. Seated opposite me in the railway carriage, the elderly lady in the fox-fur shawl was recalling some of the murders that she had committed over the years. - Author: John Boyne
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