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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
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Richard Feynman
“Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough.”
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Ava Gardner
“The truth is, honey, I've enjoyed my life. I've had a hell of a good time.”
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Tim O'Brien
“They carried the sky. The whole atmosphere, they carried it, the humidity, the monsoons, the stink of fungus and decay, all of it, they carried gravity.”
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William Saroyan
“When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”
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“For man is essentially alone, and one should pity him and love him and grieve with him.”
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