I can give or take elephants; I never can find the cheetah-but the zebras captivate me. They'd be one of the few things that would fit if we were lucky enough to live in a world that's black or white.
("My Sister's Keeper")
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When you're hurting deeply, you go inward.
There are two reasons not to tell the truth--becuase lying will get you what you want, and because lying will keep someone from getting hurt.
In my previous life I was a civil attorney. At one point I truly believed that was what I wanted to be- but that was before I'd been handed a fistful of crushed violets from a toddler. Before I understood that the smile of a child is a tattoo: indelible art.
Once the world was pulled out from beneath your feet, did you ever get to stand on firm ground again?
...in the blink of an eye, you might reinvent yourself...the person you were yesterday might not be the person you are tomorrow.
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Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.
William Lyon Phelps
I wish I had Wonder Woman's magic lasso like her to make people tell the truth.