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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
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Still Foolin' 'Em by Billy Crystal
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The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s '2001 by Piers Bizony
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A moment of real-life horror occurred during my reading of Cujo by Stephen King. I was lying on my stomach, focused on the developing story of a rabid Saint Bernard terrorizing several inhabitants of Castle Rock, Maine. Suddenly, an actual dog in the...more
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George Gordon Byron
“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more”
George Gordon Byron

George Gordon Byron
“In secret we met -
In silence I grieve,
That thy heart could forget,
Thy spirit deceive.
If I should meet thee
After long years,
How should I greet thee? -
With silence and tears”
George Gordon Byron
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Arthur C. Clarke
“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”
Arthur C. Clarke

Bill Cosby
“I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”
Bill Cosby

Willa Cather
“Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.”
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