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No opening sermons concerning children with humps and fins for limbs, who nonetheless, immortal souls all, deserve life, liberty, and the pursuit of Happy Meals.
It's unbecoming," she agreed. "A perfect word for my new life. Unbecoming. I who have always been unbecoming am becoming un.
All our lives are activity without meaning; we burrow ratlike into life and we squirm ratlike through it and ratlike we are flung into our graves at the end. Now and then, why shouldn't we hear a voice of prophecy,
We only have babies when we're young enough not to know how grim life turns out. Once we really get the full measure of it—we're slow learners, we women—we dry up in disgust and sensibly halt production.
That was such a wonderful time, even in its strangeness and sadness-and life isn't the same now. It's wonderful, but it isn't the same.
Elphaba looked like something between an animal and an Animal, like something more than life but not quite Life.
The nature of the world is to be calm, and enhance and support life, and evil is an absence of the inclination of matter to be at peace.
I may not be sure if monsters exist, but I'd rather live my life in doubt than be persuaded by a real experience of one.
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Why waste time trying to discover the truth, when you can so easily create it?
June 9, 1954
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