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The way to achieve a difficult thing is to set it in motion.
Love and life cannot help but marry and stay married with an exhausting violence of fidelity.
I have sometimes believed that I could see shadows spread under people's eyes when they were being frantically bored. I have seen faces age and sag under the onslaught of amiable extroversion.
Would the world ever be run by anything better than personal passion, and the scoring off each other of amoral schoolboys?
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It was our fault, and our very great fault—and now we must turn it to use. We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
December 3, 1897
August 13, 1974
Kate O'Brien was an Irish novelist and playwright.
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