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    • Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
    • Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
    • If you don't risk anything you risk even more.
    • Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
    • The trick is not how much pain you feel - but how much joy you feel. Any idiot can feel pain. Life is full of excuses to feel pain, excuses not to live, excuses, excuses, excuses.
    • Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
      Fear of Flying, 1973
    • A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.
      O Magazine, 2003
    • Love is everything it's cracked up to be -- It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
      O Magazine, February 2004
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