Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don't.
("Hearts in Atlantis")
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We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
The gunslinger waited for the time of the drawing and dreamed his long dreams of the Dark Tower, to which he would some day come at dusk and approach, winding his horn, to do some unimaginable final battle.
Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear
I want some sort of guarantee that Mr. Harmon is going to do his time in Montana.
It means that no blue ribbon is forever. Someday if the world doesn't explode itself in the meantime someone will run a two-minute mile in the Olympics. It may take a hundred years or a thousand, but it will happen. Because there is no ultimate blue ribbon. There is zero, and there is eternity, and there is mortality, but there is no ultimate.
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