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All pretty girls are a trap, a pretty trap, and men expect them to be.

("The Glass Menagerie")

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Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.
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A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
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Physical beauty is passing - a transitory possession - but beauty of the mind, richness of the spirit, tenderness of the heart - I have all these things - aren't taken away but grow! Increase with the years!
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