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Seeing the mystery of forest leaves and the wonder in a water-polished stone, a light had come on him, a bright, bright hope, that this was the true world, all around him, truer than his darkening sight. And ever after that and forever, he hoped for himself, and whenever he thought of dark and practical deeds, why, that light distracted him toward this dream he had ...
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It is perfectly okay to write garbage
as long as you edit brilliantly.

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Honor to the earth," the abbot said, "honor to the dead in the passing of the year; honor to the living, in the coming of the new. A Great Year passes tonight. A new one begins. Let the good that is old continue and let the rest perish ...

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He had no wish to be killed by a bogle in which he resolutely did not believe.

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I would suggest that you remember she is old because some of her enemies are dead.

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What we individually deserve isn't as much as what we collectively merit.

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Not advisable is spread thickly over this entire situation.

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Culture is how biology responds and makes its living conditions better.

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He watched the desert slip under the airship's nose, and the land roughened into highlands over which he had traveled at great cost, in great pain - dreamlike, such speed, looking down on a world where time moved more slowly, where realities were different and immediate and he had learned for a time to live.

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One tribe moves out and one tribe stays. History broadens, and philosophy shifts, develops a rift, splits one population from the other . . . and a schism happens, minor or major. It's the way humankind has always proliferated. We go over the next hill, live a few hundred years, change our languages to accommodate things we never saw before-and before we know it, our cousins think we have an accent. Or we think they have a strange attitude. And we don't really understand our cousins any longer.

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Gods and Thunders!

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Also, a foreign accent if at least intelligible can sound quite sexy.

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I couldn't yet see the limits of my life, but he could see the limits of his. His life was thin, and he had a hunger for recognition.

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When it is necessary to survive, then one cannot be brave anymore.

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I most fear stupid people. Stupid people will do anything. Truly smart people will do only what is logical for them to do.

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I do not think any SFWA communication should come anywhere NEAR the internet.

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