Remake the wild, a little at a time, each in your own corner of the world. You cannot wait for anyone else, even a god, to do that for you.
("The Battle of the Labyrinth")
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Now, if you have never been hit by a flying burrito, count yourself lucky. In terms of deadly projectiles, it's right up there with grenades and cannonballs.
Plus, humor is a good way to hide the pain. - Leo
He looked like those paintings of baby angels - what do you call them, hubbubs? No cherubs. That's it. He looked like a cherub who'd turned middle-aged in a trailer park.
If i'm going to survive, it won't be because i have a lion-skin cloak. I'm not Hercules.
Don't judge someone until you've stood at his forge and worked with his hammer, eh?
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