Self-reform is the only kind that works.
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Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
Poor but happy is not a phrase invented by a poor person.
Imagination has rules, but we can only guess what they are.
Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them.
In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words.
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One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults.
Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it.
George Bernard Shaw
In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc.