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These are the stories that we tell ourselves and only ourselves, and they are better left unshared.
I'm not interested in truths, like drawing an accurate picture of the real world. I'm interested in exploring the verities of the human condition.
Secrets are like pregnancies hereabouts. You can hide them for a while but then they will start screaming.
'The secret of the story-teller,' father said, 'is Never Smile. A straight mouth and a pair of honest eyes is all it takes to turn a stone to leaf.'
Crushed between the fears of going forward and the dread of going back.
Fame is something different from popularity. It is less demanding for a start and has more to do with talent than virtue. But not even much to do with talent.
There's solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.
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No true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
March 1, 1946
James "Jim" Crace is an award-winning English writer.
Being Dead (1999)
The Pesthouse (2007)
The Gift of Stones (1989)
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