Muhammad brought the promise that anyone could find fulfillment and everlasting life through allegiance to the one true God. The Buddah held out hope that the suffering could be transcended. Jesus brought the message that even the last shall be first, that even the tax collectors and lepers - the outcasts - had cause for hope. And so that is the question I leave you with in this final: What is your cause for hope.
("Looking for Alaska")
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Only now that I loved a grenade did I understand the foolishness of trying to save others from my own impending fragmentation: I couldn't unlove Augustus Waters. And I didn't want to.
Funerals, I had decided, are for the living.
And since she drove to work every morning, I could only use the car on weekends. Well, weekends and the middle of the goddamned night.
If we'd put them in a vase in the living room, they would have been everyone's flowers. I wanted them to be my flowers.
It was not an eventful day. I should have done extraordinary things. I should have sucked the marrow out of life. But on that day, I slept eighteen hours out of a possible twenty-four.
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