Perhaps he's reached that state of intoxication which power is said to inspire, the state in which you believe you are indispensable and can therefore do anything, absolutely anything you feel like, anything at all.
("The Handmaid's Tale")
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We have been shark to one another, but also lifeboat.
A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.
The proper study of Mankind is Everything.
It was the thumbprints of human imperfection that used to move him, the flaws in the design: the lopsided smile, the wart next to the navel, the mole, the bruise. Was it consolation heÆd had in mind, kissing the wound to make it better?
Walking into the crowd was like sinking into a stew - you became an ingredient, you took on a certain flavour.
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