[But: All Journeys Were Return Journeys. The Farther One Traveled, The Nakeder One Got, Until, Towards The End, Ceasing To Be Animated By Any Scene, One Was Most Oneself, A Man In A Bed Surrounded By Empty Bottles. The Man Who Says, "I've Got A Wife And Kids" Is Far From Home; At Home He Speaks Of Japan. But He Does Not Know - How Could He? - That The Scenes Changing In The Train Window From Victoria Station To Tokyo Central Are Nothing Compared To The Change In Himself; And Travel Writing, Which Cannot But Be Droll At The Outset, Moves From Journalism To Fiction, Arriving Promptly As The Kodama Echo At Autobiography. From There Any Further Travel Makes A Beeline To Confession, The Embarrassed Monologue In A Deserted Bazaar. The Anonymous Hotel Room In A Strange City...]

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"She turned to Skulduggery and held out her arms. "Come here, you." He tilted his head. "My hugs are for special occasions only." "Hug me." "I prefer the old tradition." "Hug.""Would a handshake do?" "Hug.""A pat on the back?" She stepped forward and wrapped her arms round him. "Hug," she said. He sighed, and his hands settled on her shoulders. The others were warm and their embraces strong – with Skulduggery the hug was cold, and there were areas on his jacket that gave way beneath her fingers, and she could feel the emptiness within. She didnt mind."

Gerald W Johnson Quotes

"Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all."

Teresa Proctor Quotes

"Stand in Your Power: When a woman stands in her power and speaks her truth from the heart, it brings balance into the Universe and the opportunity to connect fully with Divine source"

William Guarnere Quotes

"What you dont know going in is that when you come out, you will be scarred for life. Whether you were in for a week, a month, or a year—even if you come home without a scratch—you are never, ever going to be the same.When I went in, I was eighteen. I thought it was all glory and you win lots of medals. You think youre going to be the guy. Then you find out the cost is very great. Especially when you dont see the kids you were with when you went in. Living with it can be hell. Its like the devil presides in you. I knew what I sighed up for, yes, and I would do it again. But the reality of war—words cant begin to describe it."

Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."

Isaiah Thomas Quotes

"You have to develop your whole game to completion."

Hans Christian Hollenbeck Quotes

"The more I know, the more I realize that I dont know much at all..."

George Carman Quotes

"Exercise caution, as I have advised many people."

Rainer Werner Fassbinder Quotes

"The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality."

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"Life is like Tetris; if it doesnt fit, just flip it over"

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Quotes About The Nite

"Dear soulmate,I dont know who you are, where you live, or what you look like. But I pray for you every nite and I ask God to point you in my direction." - Author: Frank Warren

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"The French dont seek out alliances except when there are difficulties." - Author: Eric Rohmer

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