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Top 95 Smothered Quotes

#1. It is not reasonable that art should win the place of honor over our great and powerful mother Nature. We have so overloaded the beauty and richness of her works by our inventions that we have quite smothered her. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#2. Let us set apart special seasons for extraordinary prayer. For if this fire should be smothered beneath the ashes of a worldly conformity, it will dim the fire on the family altar, and lessen our influence both in the Church and in the world. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#3. It is interesting to speculate whether commercial capitalism was thereby smothered in its crib in Egypt, just at a moment when it was beginning to take off in other places such as Italy, the Netherlands, and England.24 On - Author: Francis Fukuyama
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#4. The Muslim Brotherhood is a religiously conservative group. They are a minority in Egypt. They are not a majority of the Egyptian people, but they have a lot of credibility because all the other liberal parties have been smothered for 30 years. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#5. I must say, the queen does have a flair for the dramatic." Torin cast a sly grin toward Kai. "So, it seems, does her niece."

He smothered a twitch of pride. Cinder did have a knack for making an entrance. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#6. He was smothered by dread. Fear. A horrible sense of being hunted.
And then one of the automaton lions turned its head toward him. The eyes shone red. Red like blood. Red like fire.
They could smell it on him, the illegal book. Or maybe just his fear - Author: Rachel Caine
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#7. Spring me from this role I play of the smothered son in the Jewish joke! Because it's beginning to pall a little at thirty-three! - Author: Philip Roth
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#8. Now I'd rather be infected with love for the tiniest sliver of a second than live a hundred years smothered by a lie. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#9. Animals have rights, to be smothered with garlic and butter! - Author: Ted Nugent
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#10. I write in praise of the solitary act: of not feeling a trespassing tongue forced into one's mouth, one's breath smothered, nipples crushed against the ribcage, and that metallic tingling in the chin set off by a certain odd nerve: unpleasure. - Author: Fleur Adcock
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#11. It hurt her to stir up these feelings, but yet she knew that that was the best part of her soul, and that that part of her soul would quickly be smothered in the life she was leading. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#12. I like protective men, the type who'll put an arm around me so I can be smothered. - Author: Katie Price
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#13. Many discoveries must have been stillborn or smothered at birth. We know only those which survived. - Author: William Ian Beardmore Beveridge
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#14. I like to be entertained, not smothered with 'literary' riddles. - Author: Dan Jenkins
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#15. I was awesome wrapped in awesome smothered in more awesome. - Author: S.C. Stephens
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#16. The world needs scientists, engineers - and if a brain is qualified to do such work, it should be encouraged, not smothered because it is a female brain. - Author: Marguerite Rawalt
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#17. The light will and can never be smothered in darkness. - Author: K. Weikel
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#18. Even the hash brown section of the Waffle House menu reads like a serial killer-to-do list: Smothered, covered,diced, and scattered. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
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#19. The crushing weight of silence hangs heavy as always. For a moment it's too difficult to breathe, and I wonder if this is how I die. Drowned in this bed of silk, burned by a king's obsession, smothered by open air. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#20. They have so smothered me in their middle-class refinement that I don't know how there can be any blood left in my veins. I lowered my eyes, put on a dismal, silly expression, just like them; I was just as dead-and-alive as they were. - Author: Emile Zola
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#21. Salad? Who wanted salad when I had beefy enchiladas smothered in cheese? Come on, now. The look on my face must've given away what I was thinking, because the salad bowl magically ended up closer to where I sat. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#22. [My mother] would have me smothered like the Princes in the Tower if I showed any inclination for being an artist. She thought all artists little better than lunatics. - Author: Francis Meadow Sutcliffe
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#23. You love me so much, you want to put me in your pocket. And there I will die smothered. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#24. If you're being smothered from someone on top of you, you've got to move, if you can't move, you better pray, and then find a pocket of air (this pocket of air will be hot and humid and almost not worth breathing, but it's all you got). - Author: Mark Johnson
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#25. I love Nashville, and I love the South, but on a professional level, I had started feeling smothered by the Nashville way of doing things. - Author: Deana Carter
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#26. Men, it seemed to me in those days, were uniquely honored by the stories that erupted in their lives, whereas women were more likely to be smothered by theirs. - Author: Carol Shields
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#27. I assume my stance, and take back the club, low, slowly; at the top, my eyes fog over, and my joints dip and swirl like barn swallows, I swing. There is a fruitless commotion of dust and rubber at my feet. "Smothered it," I say promptly. After enough lessons the terminology becomes second nature. - Author: John Updike
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#28. Very early morning. The sun was not yet risen, and the whole of Crescent Bay was hidden under a white sea-mist. The big bush-covered hills at the back were smothered. You could not see where they ended and the paddocks and bungalows began. - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#29. Our children need strong families raising them with sturdy virtues, not to be smothered in the cold arms of the state. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#30. It was a mark of just how saintly I was that I hand't smothered him to death long ago. [Vincent] - Author: Karen Maitland
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#31. There are certain pictures I can never take. We turn on the TV and are smothered with cruelty and suffering and I don't need to add to it. So I just photograph peaceful things. A vase of flowers, a beautiful girl. Sometimes, through a peaceful face, I can bring something important into the world. - Author: Edouard Boubat
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#32. No. She will never be queen. She swayed toward him, and he felt like he was being encircled by a python, smothered and choked. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#33. I desire her and I hate her. I would like to take her in my arms and embrace her till she smothered, till she was crushed and I could drink death from her gushing veins. - Author: Octave Mirbeau
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#34. I think a woman smothered in cheap scent is one of the greatest abominations known to mankind - Lord Mayfield - Author: Agatha Christie
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#35. The only thing he likes better than a nice juicy homicide is a sirloin steak smothered with onions. - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#36. To be among people who are smothered in furs when one hasn't any oneself makes one want to break most of the Commandments. - Author: Hector Hugh Munro
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#37. The melodious song mesmerized me and cloaked my soul in a most liberating embrace I had never known. The emotion enveloped me, and smothered the emptiness. - Author: J.D. Stroube
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#38. The great mass of human beings are not acutely selfish. After the age of about thirty they abandon individual ambition - in many cases, indeed, they almost abandon the sense of being individuals at all - and live chiefly for others, or are simply smothered under drudgery. - Author: George Orwell
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#39. Saying 'I'm sorry' is saying 'I love you' with a wounded heart in one hand and your smothered pride in the other. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#40. Public feeling now is apt to side with the persecuted, and our modern martyr is full as likely to be smothered with roses as with coals. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#41. Tony smothered the life that me and Ma had built, a furry mould growing over a sweating slab of cheese. - Author: Kerry Hudson
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#42. He removed the flowers and lifted the silk handkerchief from her throat. As he did so he started back and I could hear his ejaculation, "Mein Gott!" as it was smothered in his throat. I - Author: Bram Stoker
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#43. And though the snow smothered the valley and the milk froze in the dairy, my soul thawed. - Author: Hannah Kent
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#44. The memory of Cumshewa is of a great lonesomeness smothered in a blur of rain. - Author: Emily Carr
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#45. Smothered by control
a tormented soul
trapped in his castle
Her tears rolling mist
proof she exists
in Snow White Darkness. - Author: Diana Rasmussen
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#46. Let not young souls be smothered out
Before they do quaint deeds
And fully flaunt their pride. - Author: Vachel Lindsay
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#47. Loving is a journey with water and with stars,
with smothered air and abrupt storms of flour:
loving is a clash of lightning-bolts
and two bodies defeated by a single drop of honey. - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#48. They will both be happy, and I do not grudge them their bliss; but I groan under my own misery: some of my suffering is very acute. Truly, I ought not to have been born: they should have smothered me at first cry. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#49. The spirit is smothered, as it were, by ignorance, but so soon as ignorance is destroyed, spirit shine forth, like the sun when released from clouds. - Author: Thomas Sankara
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#50. I comfort myself with the knowledge that if Duval ever feels smothered by me, it will be because I am holding a pillow over his face. - Author: R.L. LaFevers
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#51. We have to bring back the individual. Management has smothered the individual. - Author: W. Edwards Deming
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#52. I wonder what it feels like to have no desires left because you have satisfied them all, smothered them with money even before they are born. Is an existence without desire very desirable? And is the poverty of desire better than rank poverty itself? - Author: Vikas Swarup
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#53. Pride, my friends, is the deadliest of fires. While other flames burn the surface, pride burns from within. It works its way from the heart until it consumes you. And like any fire, it will eat its prey until it is smothered or quenched. - Author: Elizabeth Hunter
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#54. Why had such a promising world been crucified on the tree of obligation, thorned by duties, hanged by hypocrisy, smothered by customs? - Author: Richard Bach
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#55. Maya Angelou observed you cant use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Sadly,too often creativity is smothered rather than nurtured. There has to be climate in which new ways of thinking,perceiving, questioning are encouraged. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#56. Beautiful people blossomed forth from out of the polyglot, people who really had a lot to them, only it had been smothered by all the eternal social games that had been set up. Suddenly they found each other. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#57. We have ignored this cancer for so long that the romance of environmental concern is already fading in the shadow of the grim realities of lakes, rivers and bays where all forms of life have been smothered by untreated wastes, and oceans which no longer provide us with food. - Author: Edmund Muskie
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#58. Things get very lonely in Washington sometimes. The real voice of the great people of America sometimes sounds faint and distant in that strange city. You hear politics until you wish that both parties were smothered in their own gas. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#59. The quiet is funereal, air as thick and still as if it never moves; as if all sound has been smothered out, the way a blanket subdues a fire. The atmosphere has weight, and simultaneously seems a vacuum. - Author: Phyllis Edgerly Ring
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#60. I'd eat a human foot if it was smothered in enough cheese and butter. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#61. It wouldn't be the first time she had seen herself obliged to accept with smothered irony other people's interpretation of her conduct. She often ended by giving up to them --it seemed really the way to live --the version that met their convenience. - Author: Henry James
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#62. My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical,
Shakes so my single state of man
That function is smothered in surmise,
And nothing is but what is not. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#63. Sloth, if it has prevented many crimes, has also smothered many virtues. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#64. The chains and the silence, which should have bound her deep within herself, which should have smothered her, strangled her, on the contrary freed her from herself. - Author: Pauline Reage
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#65. A lot of people say, 'I always knew Lucky Luciano as a very smooth, very elegant, very powerful man.' All the accounts of him as an older man were that he was very genteel but he still had the look of smothered violence behind his eyes. - Author: Vincent Piazza
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#66. Colors. Would it be green or blue today? Maybe white - my favorite. A dark voice in the back of my mind offered no color at all as an alternative. I smothered that voice. The days of no color were simply too hard to bear. I needed color today. - Author: Julie Hockley
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#67. To Foreswear vengeance is to chain oneself to forgiveness, to flounder in pardon, to be tainted by the hatred smothered within. - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#68. Thus in this heaven he took his delight And smothered her with kisses upon kisses Till gradually he came to know where bliss is. - Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
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#69. There are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#70. How is it that I'd nearly been smothered to death, and yet I could sit there and notice things like my stepbrother's abdominal muscles a few minutes later? - Author: Meg Cabot
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#71. It was as if she had once been almost smothered and then allowed to live only if she limited her vocabulary and breathed hardly at all. - Author: Edith Pearlman
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#72. They wept with joy, happy to see him alive. A smile crept across Fritz while being smothered in their affection, but all he could think about, and what he never forgot, were those mountains. - Author: Dylan Callens
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#73. The 9th chamber, leave you trapped inside my hallway
You try to flee but you got smoked up by the doorway (blaow! blaow! blaow!)
No question, I send your ass back, right to the essence
Your whole frame is smothered in dirt, now how you restin - Author: Ghostface Killah
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#74. I liked having some time to myself. Our family was such a close one, you could get smothered. Of course, we didn't always agree with one another. Sometimes I quarreled with my brother and sisters, but I couldn't remember hating anyone for more than five minutes. - Author: Gloria Whelan
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#75. She seemed fixed into a trance when he laid her down, his hand bracing her head as he smothered her in kisses. - Author: Amanda Lance
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#76. The arrogance to insist on her own unhappiness, her own loneliness, had always been in her, but only now did it venture to emerge; it blossomed, ran wild, smothered her. She was unredeemable and nobody should have the effrontery to redeem her ... - Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
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#77. The quail was tender, the potatoes smothered in butter, and the beans roasted in garlic. - Author: Brian McClellan
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#78. The young... are full of hope and discontent... And the old are those who were once discontented, but who have successfully smothered that flame and have found security and comfort in various ways. - Author: Krishnamurti
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#79. My grandmother lives on a farm. And growing up, I assumed that the animals that I was eating and the animals that I was wearing all came from farms like my grandmother's. They all had names, they were all smothered with love, and they all lived to be very old. - Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
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#80. You want to be possessed, but not controlled. You want to be protected, but not smothered. You want to be dominated, but only in one way. - Author: Juliette Cross
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#81. His love was too much for him, he felt paralyzed, he wanted to sleep inside her lungs and breathe her blood and be smothered. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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EVERYONE IS HAPPY. - Author: Jenny Holzer
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#83. Total confusion, disconnected nothing, absolute bewilderment. It's an enigma wrapped in a mystery, stuffed in a burrito, and smothered in taco sauce. - Author: Russ Gregory
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#84. I'm having a cheeseburger," Anna said. "With fries smothered in vinegar and salt."
"I told you I wouldn't kiss you again. You don't have to poison your mouth."
"Very funny. What are you having?"
"Something with onions and garlic. - Author: Shannon Stacey
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#85. The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten. - Author: Edith Sitwell
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#86. There is a holy love and a holy rage, and our best virtues never glow so brightly as when our passions are excited in the cause. Sloth, if it has prevented many crimes, has also smothered many virtues; and the best of us are better when roused. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#87. The fact is safe co-sleeping is not difficult. The notion of babies being smothered is simply not true. And the benefits of sleeping together are profound. - Author: Mayim Bialik
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#88. However smothered under former negligence, or scattered through the dull, dark mass of common thoughts - let thy genius rise as the sun from chaos. - Author: Edward Young
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#89. Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons. - Author: Frank Zappa
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#90. Go to the adolescent who are smothered in family
Oh how hideous it is
To see three generations of one house gathered together!
It is like an old tree with shoots,
And with some branches rotted and falling. - Author: Ezra Pound
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#91. The passions smothered by modem civilization are doubly ferocious when awakened, - Author: Rex Stout
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#92. Nothing makes me happy quite like a boatload of freshly fried fast food, smothered in good old MSG. - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
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#93. Feeling had indeed smothered judgment that day. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#94. Art is not documentary. It may incidentally serve that function in its own way but its true effort is to open to us dimensions of the spirit of the self that normally lie smothered under the weight of living. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#95. We learned a new way to consume each other, without the need for any drug or conflict. We smothered each other in kisses and dreams of our future and poetic wishes that ended in moans. Our addictions shifted to our obsession with us. - Author: Kenya Wright
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