Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
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Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.
Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written.
I decline to accept the end of man. It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, th.
In my time I have seen truth that was anything under the sun but just, and I have seen justice using tools and instruments I wouldn't want to touch with a 10-foot fence rail.
. . . and that sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and cannot have until they forgot the words . . .
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