One just has to look at the thing from a perspective that interests you personally.
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Getting anything out of my husband is like trying to squeeze water out when you're stoned.
Sometimes Allah punishes and sometimes men have to do it, and it is a wise man who knows if it's Allah's turn or his own.
And the sins of the Eastern father shall be visited upon the Western sons. Often taking their time, stored up in the genes like baldness or testicular carcinoma, but sometimes on the very same day.
For ridding oneself of faith is like boiling seawater to retrieve the salt--something is gained but something is lost.
Blimey, thought Kelvin, what an eye-to-face ratio. When you want to say something delicate, you don't want that eye-to-face ration staring up at you. Big eyes, like a child's or a baby seal's; the physiognomy of innocence--looking at Archie Jones is like looking at something that expects to be clubbed round the head any second.
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I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.