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I Capture the Castle
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Book cover for Understanding Elizabeth
One cannot laugh at a man who lives his religion.”
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“No reader can fail to agree that the number of books she needs to read far exceeds her capacities, but when the passion for rereading kicks in, the faint guilt that therefore attends the indulgence only serves to intensify its sweetness.”
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Michel de Montaigne
“On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“How much of human life is lost in waiting.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jim Elliot
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose”
Jim Elliot

C.S. Lewis
“We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”
C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain

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