You can't retire to weakness -- you've got to learn to control strength.
("Angle of Repose")
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You married me...but you didn't marry what you could make out of me.
She saw objectives, not obstacles.
Hope was always out ahead of fact, possibility obscured the outlines of reality.
There must be some other possibility than death or lifelong penance ... some meeting, some intersection of lines; and some cowardly, hopeful geometer in my brain tells me it is the angle at which two lines prop each other up, the leaning-together from the vertical which produces the false arch. For lack of a keystone, the false arch may be as much as one can expect in this life. Only the very lucky discover the keystone.
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