[We Are But Phantoms, And The Phantoms Of Phantoms, Desires Like Cloud-shadows And Wills Of Straw That Eddy In The Wind; The Days Pass, Use And Wont Carry Us Through As A Train Carries The Shadow Of Its Lights - So Be It! But One Thing Is Real And Certain, One Thing Is No Dream-stuff, But Eternal And Enduring. It Is The Centre Of My Life, And All Other Things About It Are Subordinate Or Altogether Vain. I Loved Her, That Woman Of A Dream. And She And I Are Dead Together!]

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Quotes About Joking Too Much

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Quotes About Castigo

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