One might be led to suspect that there were all sorts of things going on in the Universe which he or she did not thoroughly understand.
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The little girls were wearing black party dresses and black party shoes, so strangers would know at once how nice they were.
And we all vied, in saving face, to be the greatest student of human nature, the person with the quickest sense of humor.
There is love enough in this world for everybody, if people will just look.
There was a still life on Billy's bedside table-two pills, an ashtray with three lipstick-stained cigarettes in it, one cigarette still burning, and a glass of water. The water was dead. So it goes. Air was trying to get out of the dead water. Bubbles were clinging to the walls of the glass, too weak to climb out.
Now they were regaining consciousness- were being treated to a cruel and lovely illusion.
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And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.
Joan D. Vinge
The hypothesis of surviving intelligence and personality - not only surviving but anxious and able with difficulty to communicate - is the simplest and most straightforward and the only one that fits all the facts.
Oliver Joseph Lodge