One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
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But this is life on earth, you can't have everything.
But love is many things, none of them logical.
God grant you your quota of smiles.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
What are we going to do about Billy That was the phrase that haunted me those first ten years. I pretended not to care, but secretly I was petrified. Everyone and everything was passing me by. I had no real friends, no single person who shared an equal interest in all games. I seemed busy, busy, busy, but I suppose, if pressed, I might have admitted that, for all my frenzy, I was very much alone.
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You can't eat your friends and have them too.
We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.