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October 19, 2014 at 6:30pm
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Accept love when it’s offered. Return love and not suspicion. Then you’ll receive more.

— The Valley of Amazement; Amy Tan

October 16, 2014 at 7:44pm
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When people say an idea is impossible, it becomes impossible.

— The Valley of Amazement; Amy Tan

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October 15, 2014 at 10:41pm
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Everything in existence takes its colour from the average hue of our surroundings.

— The Island of Dr. Moreau; H.G. Wells

October 14, 2014 at 1:36pm
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October 8, 2014 at 11:05pm
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Part of the beauty of love was that you didn’t need to explain it to anyone else.

— The Interestings; Meg Wolitzer

October 7, 2014 at 11:39am
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She recognized that this is how friendships begin: one person reveals a moment of strangeness, and the other person decides just to listen and not exploit it.

— The Interestings; Meg Wolitzer

October 6, 2014 at 9:36pm
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I’ve always sort of felt that you prepare yourself over the course of your whole life for the big moments, you know? But when they happen, you sometimes feel totally unready for them, or even that they’re not what you thought. And that’s what makes them strange. The reality is really different from the fantasy.

— The Interestings; Meg Wolitzer

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