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‘I wouldn’t do something like that,’ Taina says quietly. ‘Murder you, I mean.’ I don’t know what to say. Of course it’s nice to hear that my wife wouldn’t think of murdering me. On the other hand, the very fact that she even has to mention ...more
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My wife watches a bit of Dateline and Another 48 Hours---I'm convinced it's all research. :o
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Oh yes, sounds like research - be very nice to her!
Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Mahatma Gandhi
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Lao Tzu
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu

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We want to read fun stuff as a group and do lots of buddy reads on the side. And we like to chat a bit, too. Friends don't let friends read alone:) ...more
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