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#1. - And I won't deny your neighbors will take you more seriously if you tell them you've written a novel. (Of course if that's the main concern, just go and tell them. You don't have to write anything. Just lie a little. Don't worry - they won't beg to read the manuscript.) - Author: Lawrence Block
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#2. The press has made up so much ... God ... awful, horrifying stories ... it has made me realize the more often you hear a lie, I mean, you begin to believe it. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#3. Share ownership of your ideas. The more people who lie awake in bed thinking about your idea, the better. - Author: Scott Belsky
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#4. His parting shot to me had been, "I don't want to love someone who is more at home with the monsters than I am." What do you say to that? What can you say? Damned if I know. They say love conquers everything. They lie. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#5. It is not humility to underrate yourself. Humility is to think of yourself as God thinks of you. It is to feel that if we have talents God has given them to us. And let it be seen that, like freight in a vessel, they tend to sink us low. The more we have, the lower we ought to lie. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#6. Robert Pinkerton used to say that a lie was like a dead coyote. The longer you leave it, the more it smells. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#7. I'm not gonna lie, I love the holidays. But Christmas was a lot more fun when you weren't paying for it. - Author: D. L. Hughley
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#8. I remember reading an interview with a writer who said that in nonfiction if you have one lie it sort of messes it up. But in fiction the real details give you so much more credibility, because people do so much research just to write fiction. In fiction you're trying to recreate something lifelike. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#9. I love the Beatles. What more can I say? I'm not gonna lie to you. I love 'em. They make me happy. And I think they were the best, and still are. - Author: Liam Gallagher
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#10. If you tell one lie, you have to tell more to keep the first lie alive. A story is a good lie with an exit strategy. - Author: Kelvin Kwa
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#11. It's a total lie to say there's only one person you're going to be with for the rest of your life. If you're lucky - and if you try really hard - there will always be more than one. - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#12. The more you speak of yourself, the more you are likely to lie. - Author: Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann
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#13. You think he has no will of his own? You are a fool,
Charlotte. Lie with him instead of me!' I laughed at her, and seeing the pain in her eyes, I laughed more.
'I should like to see it, you and your daimon. Lie there and call him to come now. - Author: Anne Rice
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#14. The more you try to simplify things the more you complicate them. You create rules, build walls, push people away, lie to yourself and ignore true feelings. That is not simplifying things. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#15. So you'll excuse me if I have to disagree with you. It is not okay-it will not ever be okay-and whereas I'm more than willing to live with the fact that I was a walking, talking lie for decades, the idea that it sacrificed what could have been between us ... is absolutely, positively not okay to me. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#16. You cannot lie ever, because a lie destroys the credibility of the product, and credibility is more important than anything. Credibility's even more important than clarity. - Author: Frank Luntz
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#17. Some people think black is the color of heaven, and that the more they can make their faces look like midnight, the more evidence they have of grace. But God, who made the sun and the flowers, never sent me to proclaim to you such a lie as that. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#18. It seems too easy to lie in the moment but you always have to tell more lies on top of it to cover your tracks. - Author: Candace Cameron
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#19. In the very moment, the seeds of a perfect destiny lie dormant within you. When you release their potential, you can manifest a life more wonderful and any dream. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#20. You think when you start getting jobs that it'll get easier, but that's the biggest lie ever. It gets harder. You have to put in more work. I wish it were the casting couch days because it'd be a lot easier! - Author: Kerry Condon
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#21. I'd never undetstood how Hana Could lie so often and easily. But just like anyhting else, lying becomes easier the more you do it. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#22. Animals and children tell the truth they never lie,
Which one is more human,
There's a thought now you decide - Author: Savage Garden
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#23. Faith and politics are now one and the same," he went on. "Perhaps it was always so, but it seems to have reached new extremes in our troubled century, do you not think? A man's religion tells me where his political loyalties lie, far more than his place of birth or his language. - Author: S.J. Parris
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#24. Ex-cons always say, "You never know what makes the wheels go round until you've done time in the joint." This is even more true of psychiatric hospitals. It is a perfect mass hypostatization of society, the organization of the Social Lie. - Author: Kenneth Rexroth
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#25. Follow wherever the data leads you. Let the zillions help you rest more easily. Numbers don't lie. And they won't lead you astray. Instead, they'll help you find your way home. - Author: Stan Humphries
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#26. Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie. - Author: Robert Breault
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#27. The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie. - Author: Damon Albarn
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#28. No thanky-you; you can't overcome hatred with more hatred. Force can kill the liar but not the lie, the hater but not the hate, and the violent but not the violence. Hate begets hate, violence begets violence, and war begets war. - Author: Joss Sheldon
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#29. Walk no more in the shadows, but awake!' said Aragorn. 'You are weary. Rest a while, and take food, and be ready when I return.'

'I will, lord,' said Faramir. 'For who would lie idle when the king has returned? - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#30. I couldn't keep living this lie for a minute more. I've been sober for two hundred and eighty-three days. My sobriety requires me to apologize to you, but my heart can't take another day without you knowing how much I still love you, and how deeply sorry I am for the pain I've caused you. - Author: Kindle Alexander
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#31. Oh, to lie side by side in the same tomb, hand in hand, and to gently touch a finger-tip from time to time in the darkness, would suffice for my eternity.
You who suffer because you love, love more than ever. To die for love is to live by it. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#32. There's a lie that all drivers tell themselves. Death is something that happens to other people, and that's how you find the courage to get in the car in the first place. The closer you are to death the more alive you feel. But more powerful than fear itself, is the will to win. - Author: James Hunt
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#33. The Arum are nothing more than what a human would call a parasite. They are not worth the filthy floor you lie upon. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#34. We also hate lying because it is more than just fibbing, it is a personal slight. It is the liar's way of saying, "I don't respect you." That is precisely what we tell God when we lie. Lying is our special way of saying to God, "I hate the truth. I hate you. - Author: Todd Friel
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#35. A photograph isn't necessarily a lie, but nor is it the truth. It's more of a fleeting, subjective impression. What I most like about photography is the moment that you can't anticipate: you have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected. - Author: Martine Franck
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#36. The cares of today are seldom those of tomorrow, and when we lie down at night we may safely say to most of our troubles, "Ye have done your worst, and we shall see you no more." - Author: William Cowper
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#37. There is a rule for fantasy writers: The more truth you mix in with a lie, the stronger it gets. - Author: Diane Duane
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#38. I grew up as a Mormon, and that had more of an impact on my values than my beliefs. I'm afraid I will always feel the weight of a lie. I'm very hard on myself anyway. Religious guilt carries over too. You can't really misbehave without feeling badly about it. At least, I can't. - Author: Amy Adams
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#39. Although you might have to creep about at night and lie to your mum it's actually one of the more honest art forms available. There is no elitism or hype, it exhibits on the best walls a town has to offer and nobody is put off by the price of admission. - Author: Banksy
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#40. The monster you lie with is your own. The struggle is endlessly private. I thought it was over. That one night the beast at my back would squeeze more tightly and I would cease breathing. What remained of me hoped for it. - Author: Adam Haslett
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#41. Bones gotta have a special place of respect," she'd told Ceelie more times than she could count. "You treat them right and they'll always speak true."
"The bones never lie," Ceelie whispered, placing the last one - a tiny skull - into the box and closing the lid. - Author: Susannah Sandlin
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#42. I would imagine that the more time you spend talking to another person, the more you're going to lie to them. So if you spend a lot of time with your relations, you're probably lying a lot to them. - Author: David Chase
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#43. quitting, gives you even more time to ponder. But perhaps I wanted time to stop. Maybe I was meant to lie here on my back in the desert to question why I was running through an oven. Why was I subjecting myself to this torture? I started running for reasons I had - Author: Scott Jurek
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#44. That's just it, Carrie. I'm not going to burden you. You would take it all, I can tell. God, it's tempting. You're tempting, and more so than just this," he says, gesturing his hand around the pergola. "You and your big, clear eyes that make me just want to lie down with you and rest. - Author: Mary Ann Rivers
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#45. It's been my experience when you lie things work out in such a way that you are obliged to tell many more lies to cover up your first one. It's so much easier to just tell the truth the first time around. - Author: Astrid Yrigollen
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#46. Now, I know from experience that the trouble with one lie is that it usually takes more lies to cover it up. And if you don't watch out, you wind up telling lies to cover up the lies that are covering up the original lie. - Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
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#47. When you are so ashamed of your actions, thoughts, or intentions, you lie rather than accepting yourself for who you really are - or, in this case, pretend something happened when it didn't. The idea of how others see you becomes more important than the reality of you. - Author: Michael J. Sullivan
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#48. I find the concept of Hell to be more honest than that of everyday life. In Hell, no one can lie to you, because you already know what to expect for the rest of eternity. Nothing more and nothing less. - Author: Lionel Suggs
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#49. The half-moon westers low, my love,
And the wind brings up the rain;
And wide apart lie we, my love,
And seas between the twain.
I know not if it rains, my love,
In the land where you do lie;
And oh, so sound you sleep, my love,
You know no more than I. - Author: A.E. Housman
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#50. Tell me, the poet says, the lie I need to feel safe, and tell me in your own voice, so I believe you. One more tale to stay alive. - Author: Louise Gluck
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#51. I prefer theater, but I love to do films, and I prefer theater primarily because I've done more. I know less about movies. You can't lie in either medium. The wonderful thing is that the camera, just like an audience, is made out of skin - because celluloid is skin. - Author: Amanda Plummer
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#52. Let that be a lesson to you," chided Dixon. "Wanting or not wanting something to be so doesn't make is so--any more than repeating a lie makes it the truth. - Author: Patricia Reding
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#53. He takes her in his arms
He wants to say I love you, nothing can hurt you
But he thinks
this is a lie, so he says in the end
You're dead, nothing can hurt you
which seems to him
a more promising beginning, more true. - Author: Louise Gluck
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#54. You might tell yourself that candor is the foundation of a relationship, but even that would be untrue. You are far more likely to lie to yourself, or your loved one, if you think it will keep the pain at bay. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#55. As long as we can conjure, who needs anything else? As long as we can agree on the magical lie and be happy, what more is there to ask for?
"I loved you from that moment on," I say.
"I loved you from that moment on," you agree. - Author: David Levithan
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#56. I've plumb forgot where I am for the instant, which is how a good lie should take you. At the same time, I'm more where I was inside myself than before Daddy started talking, which is how lies can tell you the truth. - Author: Mary Karr
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#57. Secrets affect you more than you'd think. You lie to keep them hidden. You steer talk away from them. You worry someone'll discover yours and tell the world. You think you are in charge of the secret, but isn't it the secret who's actually using you? - Author: David Mitchell
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#58. Kind of, but it's more than that. It's like a lot of shit you've been told in your life is a lie. All these rules and all these things you worry about... they ain't got real meanin' on their own. The only meanin' they got is what we give 'em, you know? - Author: L.T. Vargus
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#59. The more you defend a lie, the angrier you become. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#60. Do not listen to what any society tells you about the body - the body is the metaphor for all experience. A woman's body more than any other. Like language, its beautiful but weaker sister. Look at this poem. This painting. Look at these photographs. The body doesn't lie. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#61. The major rule in the American belief system - that anyone can do anything ... is a lie that we have perpetuated, and it fosters mediocrity. Knowing what you're good at and doing even more of it creates excellence. - Author: M.J. Ryan
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#62. How do you tell someone that you weren't the person he thought you were? And more importantly, how did you tell him that you'd meant the things you'd said, when everything else about you turned out to be a lie. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#63. But what [Gansey] said was, "I'm going to need everyone to be straight with each other from now on. No more games. This isn't just for Blue, either. All of us."
Ronan said, "I'm always straight."
Adam replied, "Oh, man, that's the biggest lie you've ever told."
Blue said, "Okay. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#64. God as a helpless baby, he could only lie, stare, wriggle, make noises. The more you think about it, the more staggering it gets! - Author: J.I. Packer
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#65. Jaime, you must be half-dead"
He laughed tiredly, holding me close with one large warm hand on the small of my back.
"A lot more than half, Sassenach. I'm knackered, and my cock's the only thing too stupid to know it. I canna lie wi' ye without wanting you, but wanting's all I'm like to do. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#66. Do not feed that beggar. Hamlet, lie down." The dog ignored her.
"Down," Viktor ordered, his deep voice stern. The dog whined and then lay down. The prince looked at her. "You need to be more forceful."
"I suppose my forcefulness will improve once my voice changes. Sopranos get no respect. - Author: Patricia Grasso
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#67. Nimzovitch became then for me more or less the author of the only book which could help me get away from these Euwe books, which, I admit, are very good for the ordinary club player. But once you've reached a certain strength you get the impression that everything that Euwe writes is a lie. - Author: Bent Larsen
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#68. I am the Walrus, but not the one you're probably thinking of. I am the other Walrus, the one who is less the Walrus in the sense of legendary music and more the Walrus in the sense of his tendency to to lie around in places for too long. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#69. Don't ask me any more questions, Keller. I'm just going to lie to you and I'd rather not have the stress of trying to remember what lie I handed you. (Alexion) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#70. But more forthcoming than anything a man can ever say aloud - whether you may care for his wounds, whether you may watch over his sleep - is the silent testimony of his bearing and demeanor. For the body tells all to him who knows the language, and doesn't lie. The - Author: Kai Ashante Wilson
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#71. It's correct that I'm a bad loser. Why should I lie? If I was good at losing I wouldn't be in Formula 1. I think it's more honest to act how you really feel than pretending to be the smiling boy who actually isn't in the mood to smile. - Author: Sebastian Vettel
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#72. I find that by putting things in writing I can understand them and see them a little more objectively ... For words are merely tools and if you use the right ones you can actually put even your life in order, if you don't lie to yourself and use the wrong words. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#73. The Big Lie in the church today is that you are nothing more than a sinner saved by grace. - Author: John Eldredge
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#74. You don't have to feed the lie if you don't want it to. If you make it credible it will become that, but only in your mind and only as disproportionate as you've decided it is. Truth has a way of being more persistent and if the two ever meet, truth will win. - Author: Howard L. Salter
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#75. You must strive to become much less susceptible to influences outside of yourself and much more inclined to trust the instincts and feelings that lie within you. - Author: Bob Proctor
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#76. You'd be surprised what people will believe. Usually, the bigger and the more improbable the lie, the more willing they are to believe it. - Author: John Flanagan
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#77. I don't understand."
The Consort's smile was bitter. "No. No more do I."
"I doubt that."
"Do you imply that I lie, Lord Kaylin?"
"Clumsy of me. I'm not usually that subtle. - Author: Michelle Sagara
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#78. Nothing is more pathetic than people who run around in circles, "delving into the things that lie beneath" and conducting investigations into the souls of the people around them, never realizing that all you have to do is to be attentive to the power inside you and worship it sincerely. To - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#79. Sometime a #lie is more #honest than the #truth . At least that lie will guide you to the #path you really believe TO walk" It tells , who U R - Author: Tushar Upreti
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#80. God, I love you, I whisper, and come crashing back into my body with a suddenness that makes me gasp. I don't know what's more shocking
that I've called on the god I don't believe in, or that the lie I told felt so much like the truth. - Author: Stacey Jay
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#81. I like dogs better than knights. A hound will die for you, but never lie to you. And he'll look you straight in the face." He cupped her under the jaw, raising her chin, his fingers pinching
her painfully. "And that's more than little birds can do, isn't it? I never got my song. - Author: George R R Martin
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#82. As you submit to God more and more, you will get accustomed to being nourished by the power of truth. He is so holy that He cannot lie. God reveals His truth to His people through the Holy Spirit. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#83. Everybody that breaks up has a little tally of their victories which they count after the relationship to see how they did; cheating gives you a million tallies and more or less makes the entire relationship a lie. - Author: A.D. Aliwat
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#84. I should have known better than to lie to the government. People always said Uncle Sam would spend a thousand dollars to get you if you stole a three-cent stamp from him. He was more revengeful than God. I - Author: Maya Angelou
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