11 Total Quotes

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And enough for me that when my hand touched your shoulder, you leaned on me; and when you felt me slip away, you called my name.
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#Company

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Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
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#Capitalism

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As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die some times.
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#Adversity

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I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.
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#Admiration

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"Dread is the first and strongest of the...kinds of fear. It is that tension, that waiting that comes when you know there is something to fear but you have not yet identified what it is. The fear that comes when you first realize that your spouse should have been home hours ago; when you hear a strange sound in the baby's bedroom; when you realize that a window you are sure you closed is now open, the curtains billowing, and you're alone in the house.
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#Fear

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Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.
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#Space

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It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
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#Causes

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In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him.
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#Defeat

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It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor... I fought to win.
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#Honor

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Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing.
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#Work

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Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
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#Words