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These days I tell myself that is why I stretched to accommodate every new level of indignity, so that I could have someone who would look for me if I went missing.
Cassie Dandridge Selleck
“Once you tell a lie, you have to keep tellin’ and tellin’ and tellin’ to make it stand.”
Cassie Dandridge Selleck, The Pecan Man

Art Spiegelman
“To die, it's easy. But you have to struggle for life.”
Art Spiegelman, Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

Nora Ephron
“Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real.”
Nora Ephron

Kevin Kwan
“about a man whose greatness had nothing to do with wealth or power.”
Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians

Toni Morrison
“You don't have to love me but you damn well have to respect me.”
Toni Morrison, God Help the Child

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