The News Cycle
He Didn't Know How To Appreciate Nature
"Sometimes I wonder if we haven't carried ecumenism a bit too far."
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The Last Days of a Hydrangea
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"This is the beak I was born with and it's the beak I'll die with."
"Well, he loves people, the birds that fly, the fish that swim, and all the creatures of the forest."
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"Best of all, he has this wonderful passion for life that he doesn't expect me to share."
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"I just hope one day I'll be able to trust again."
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"If we hurry, you might still make this Sunday's 'Times' obits."
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Despite some initial reservations, the knights were often grateful for Guinevere's presence at the Round Table.
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"I welcome the discussion."
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"I finally feel I can accept the things I'm too lazy to change."
"Will you stand by him through humiliating revelation after humiliating revelation, and then-once you're sure it couldn't possibly get any worse-when even more humiliating revelations come to light?"
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"What should we do today? Swim against the tide or go with the flow?"
"In accepting this hemlock, I should like to thank the entire team for its dedication in making 'the Socratic method' a byword. And, of course, my devoted wife, Xanthippe."
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"Hello, I'm the bluebird of quiet resignation."
"There comes a point in a man's life when he just has to stop and say, 'O.K., I have hair on my back.'"
"Edgar, you've been retired for three years now. Why don't you loosen your tie?"
"He's a porcupine, and he's prickly. I accept that."
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"Congratulations, you got the mortgage—now how about piggy-backing a home equity loan on top of it?"
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A girl gets kicked out of her house for her monster pet.
"Nothing happens next. This is it."
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"Corporate Diversity would like you to get a sex change."
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