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Stephen King
“Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close.”
Stephen King, The Body

“Looking back on it, could there possible have been a more confusing acronym for trying to keep kids from experimenting with drugs than DARE?
"Kids, we’re here today to DARE you not to do drugs! We DARE you to accept our DARE!"

"Office, does that mean you want us not to do drugs, or to do drugs?"
“We DARE you not to do drugs!”

"But I thought we weren’t supposed to do things We’re dared to do. If you dared me to jump out of a tree, I should do that, right?"

"It’s just an acronym, son."

"What is an acronym?”
Mike Birbiglia, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories
tags: humor

Ogden Nash
“A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.”
Ogden Nash, The Private Dining-room and Other Verses
tags: dog, door

“And what about for the first eight, ten years of his life, when loving parents encouraged his obsession with dragons and secret worlds and animals in vests who poured tea and drove motorcars and who gave him to read Tolkien and Susan Cooper and the Brothers Grimm and Madeleine L’Engle and C. S. Lewis? Is a boy supposed to leave his imagination on the side of the road when he boards the bus to manhood?”
David Shafer, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Rainbow Rowell
“I’m extra good at wanting things. I want things until I feel sort of sick about them. I want enough for two normal people, at least.”
Rainbow Rowell, Landline

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