[Fiction Is Most Effective When Its Themes Are Unspoken. An Ideal Fiction Has A Kind Of Thematic Ghostliness, Whereby The Novel Marks Its Meanings Most Strongly As It Passes, As It Disappears, Rather As On A Street Snow Gets Dirtier, More Marked, As It Disappears.]

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"Oh, well, she decided as her eyes began to close, it is better to love foolishly than to hate bitterly. I hope I am wiser than I was and more kind."

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"We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people."

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"I think very poorly of United Russia. United Russia is the party of corruption, the party of crooks and thieves. And it is the duty of every patriot and citizen of our country to make sure that this party is destroyed."

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"Wisteria hangs over the eaves like clumps of ghostly grapes. Euphorbias pale blooms billow like sea froth. Blood grass twists upward, knifing the air, while underground its roots go berserk, goosing everything in their path. A magnolia, impatient with vulvic flesh, erupts in front of the living room window. The recovering terrorist--holding a watering can filled with equal parts fish fertilizer and water, paisley gloves right up over her freckled forearms, a straw hat with its big brim shading her eyes, old tennis shoes speckled with dew--moves through her front garden. Her face, she tells herself, like a Zen koan. The look of one lip smiling."

Kent M Keith Quotes

"Jesus used paradoxes to help us see the kingdom of God. His paradoxical statements turned the secular world upside down. As we have already noted, He said that whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave. He said that the last shall be first, and the first shall be last. He said: I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. He said that Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for My sake will find it."

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"Isnt it only appropriate that, in return for the free use of the public spectrum, broadcasters provide something substantial, something that wouldnt otherwise be provided by marketplace competition?"

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"The old days were slower. People buttered their bread without guilt and sat down to dinner en famille."

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