Before you kill somebody, make absolutely sure he isn't well connected. So it goes.
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The mountebank told them that God was surely trying to kill them, possibly because He was through with them, and that they should have the good manners to die. This, as you can see, they did.
You cannot be a good writer of serious fiction if you are not depressed
Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.
He watched and recorded their subversive activites with love, amusement, and detachment.
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I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever.
William J. Clinton