You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice.
("The Fault in Our Stars")
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I hated cranberry sauce, but for some reason my mom persisted in her lifelong belief that it was my very favorite food, even though every single Thanksgiving I politely declined to include it on my plate.
I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity. But for now, at least I knew such people, and they needed me, just like comets need tails.
Why would you try to kill this guy, Kevin? He's a genius. Nuts to your truce.
And in my classes, I will talk most of the time, and you will listen most of the time. Because you may be smart, but I've been smart longer.
At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.
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