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We all leave one another. We die, we change — it's mostly change — we outgrow our best friends; but even if I do leave you, I will have passed on to you something of myself; you will be a different person because of knowing me; it's inescapable.
Just say I was born in the mid-30s.... If I die and you write my obituary, don't give my age.
Love... is like nature, but in reverse; first it fruits, then it flowers, then it seems to wither, then it goes deep, deep down into its burrow, where no one sees it, where it is lost from sight, and ultimately people die with that secret buried inside their souls.
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When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
December 15, 1930
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