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  • Light love is desire of pleasure; great love is fear of being alone.

  • I'm a firm believer in anxiety and the power of negative thinking.

  • Think of all the beauty that's still left in and around you and be happy!

  • If Grandma Goldman ever smiled, she must have done it in the bathroom with the door locked. She had been the undisputed head of her own family, ruling with an iron hand and a mouth full of rocks.

  • A novel which has been too much worked over often goes flat, and no amount of laborious revision can take the place of careful planning beforehand.

  • Now hopping-john was F. Jasmine's very favorite food. She had always warned them to wave a plate of rice and peas before her nose when she was in her coffin, to make certain there was no mistake; for if a breath of life was left in her, she would sit up and eat, but if she smelled the hopping-john, and did not stir, then they could just nail down the coffin and be certain she was truly dead.

  • I've arrived at this outermost edge of my life by my own actions. Where I am is thoroughly unacceptable. Therefore, I must stop doing what I've been doing.

  • First, catch your hare.