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“Our lies reveal as much about us as our truths.” – J.M. Coetzee, Slow Man

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Read between the lies

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“The skies we slept under were too uncertain for forecasts. They came and went on the moody gusts of the Atlantic, bringing half a dozen weathers in an afternoon and playing all four movements of a wind symphony, allegro, andante, scherzo and adagio on the broken backs of white waves.” – Niall Williams

Movements of the wind

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Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk, and those who didn’t agree to take the risk wasted away in a corner, without getting to know life.
Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

“Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk…” ― Elena Ferrante

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But nevertheless, the fact remained, it was almost impossible to dislike anyone if one looked at them. ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

“…it was almost impossible to dislike anyone if one looked at them.” ― Virginia Woolf

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A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness. ― Susan Sontag

“A good book is an education of the heart.” ― Susan Sontag

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature

“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” ― Italo Calvino

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As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand. ― Ernest Hemingway

“As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.” ― Ernest Hemingway

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