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"I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that Ill be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens."

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"My father was in the Army and we moved around a lot, and one of my favorite places was the library."

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"The Holocaust is a central event in many peoples lives, but it also has become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him."

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"America fears the unshaven legs, the unshaven mens cheeks, the aroma of perspiration, and the limp prick. Above all it fears the limp prick."

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"That must be something to discover a book that nobodys ever heard of or everybody thought was lost.""Its every bibliophiles dream," said Francis, and Peter knew in a second that it was his own."

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"If aw his hums and haws were hams and haggises, the country wad be weel fed!"

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Stephen Sondheim Quotes

"Alright! You sir, you sir, how about a shave?Come and visit your good friend Sweeney.You sir, too sir? Welcome to the grave.I will have vengenance.I will have salvation.Who sir, you sir?No ones in the chair, Come on! Come on!Sweeneys. waiting. I want you bleeders.You sir! Anybody!Gentlemen now dont be shy!Not one man, no, nor ten men.Nor a hundred can assuage me.I will have you!And I will get him back even as he gloatsIn the meantime Ill practice on less honorable throats.And my Lucy lies in ashesAnd Ill never see my girl again.But the work waits!Im alive at last!And Im full of joy!"

Luigi Komrad Quotes

"We are bound to expireEven metal which is sturdiest,Rusts.Even oxygen, the breath of life,Soon transpires.8/6/11 -Luis Medina"

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