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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A turkey is more occult and awful than all the angels and archangels. In so far as God has partly revealed to us an angelic world, he has partly told us what an angel means. But God has never told us what a turkey means. And if you go and stare at a live turkey for an hour or two, you will find by the end of it that the enigma has rather increased than diminished.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Birds]

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Abortion is a skillfully marketed product sold to women at a crisis time in their life. If the product is defective, she can't return it for a refund.
~ Carol Evertt - [Birth]

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All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
~ Rebecca West - [Biography]

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Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
~ Virginia Woolf - [Biography]

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Behold, I was shapened in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. [Psalms 51:5]
~ Bible - [Birth]

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Biography is a higher gossip.
~ Robert Winder - [Biography]

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Birth and death are so closely related that one could not destroy either without destroying the other at the same time. It is extinction that makes creation possible.
~ Samuel Butler - [Birth]

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Birth was the death of him.
~ Samuel Beckett - [Birth]

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Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.
~ Deepak Chopra - [Birth]

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Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap editions of great books may be delightful, but cheap editions of great men are absolutely detestable.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Biography]

 

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