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1. "Whenever I'm in Glasgow I go and stand outside the front of the house I grew up in, which is in Mount Vernon."
Author: John Barrowman
2. "I am not a churchgoing man. Strangled in the vines of form and choked with ritual Christians, Sunday service held no appeal for me as a child. When my parents released me from compulsory attendance, I would never return. In my view, religion is best practiced out of doors, in nature's cathedral of miracles where spirits and the arts of heaven mingle unencumbered. The spirits were present on the tiny unmarked parcel at Mount Vernon that early autumn afternoon.Hazel and I stood for a long while in complete silence. Words would have marred, much as they misserve this inadequate telling of what we felt. We had been touched by wearied souls calling, in a language ethereal as morning mist, from the near realm that awaits us all.These were 'our' ancestors and, alone behind an old wooden outbuilding, my wife and I had wordlessly worshiped with them on that clear crisp afternoon."
Author: Randall Robinson

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As my mother once said to me, ‘They're quite crazy, dear – men are. What you look for is one of them whose insanity is large enough, and calm and generous enough, to include you."
Author: Charles Baxter

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