Words, Wisdom, etc.

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Isn’t it better to do something because you’ve decided to? Rather than because you have to? – The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood

The past is so much safer, because whatever’s in it has already happened. It can’t be changed; so, in a way, there’s nothing to dread. – The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood

You make your own reality out of your attitude, and if [you think] about it happening, then it will. – The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood

Oblivion is increasingly attractive to the young, and even to the middle-aged, since why retain your brain when no amount of thinking can even begin to solve the problem? – The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood

Everything in the universe denies nothing; to suggest an ending is the one absurdity. – The Gunslinger, Stephen King

Few if any seemed to have grasped the truest principle of reality: new knowledge leads always to yet more awesome mysteries. Greater physiological knowledge of the brain makes the existence of the soul less possible yet more probable by the nature of the search. Do you see? Of course you don’t. – The Gunslinger, Stephen King

The only real beauty is order and love and light. – The Gunslinger, Stephen King

Was there ever a trap to match the trap of love? – The Gunslinger, Stephen King

To know, I have to write. – The Gunslinger, Stephen King

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