Maybe those sorts of yes-or-no life-and-death decisions are easier to make because they are so black and white. I can cope with them because it's easier. Human emotions, well. . .they're just a fathomless collection of grays and I don't do so well on the midtones.
("The Eyre Affair")
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We all make mistakes at some time in our lives, some more than others. It is only when the cost is counted in human lives that people really take notice.
Individual words, sounds, squiggles on paper with no meanings other than those with which our imagination can clothe them.
If you expect me to believe that a lawyer wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream, I must be dafter than I look.
Mücken haben die blaue Ziege gestochen.
Without a yardstick sometimes the high points can be taken for granted.
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