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I think I'd convinced myself that all long-term relationships end up that way; I really thought I had no right to expect more.


Catherine Sanderson


#settling-for-second-best #relationship

He loved children and used to dandle me on his knee. This was how the title came about for this book, Uncle Hitler, although in the old German tradition, I called him Uncle Adolf, even though I was not related to him. This was a sign of respect to an older person, which is why I called Frau Eva ‘Aunty Eva’. However, little did I know at that time what revulsion the name Adolf Hitler would eventually invoke in the decent conscience of the world.


Alfred Nestor


#alfred-nestor #author-alfred-nestor #eva-anna-paula-hitler #eva-braun #hitler

Cancer. The word meant the same to me as tsunami or piranha. I had never seen them; I wasn't even quite sure what they were, but I knew they were bad and I knew in many cases they were deadly.


Natalie Palmer


#fear #second-kiss #cancer

Silence. How long it lasted, I couldn't tell. It might have been five seconds, it might have been a minute. Time wasn't fixed. It wavered, stretched, shrank. Or was it me that wavered, stretched, and shrank in the silence? I was warped in the folds of time, like a reflection in a fun house mirror.


Haruki Murakami


#mirrors #reflections #seconds #shrinking #silence

Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.


Edward Abbey


#culture #first #gasoline #like #often

Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.


Khalil Gibran


#chief #first #found #hand #heart

You got guys now declaring they're ready to play pro ball in their second or third year of high school. It's crazy! They're missing so much.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


#crazy #declaring #got #guys #high

I never took a grant or borrowed a penny from anybody. It was partially because I didn't really know how to do that, but secondly, my pride never would have allowed me to. In the beginning it was about doing it the right way, on the merits of the music.


Bryan Adams


#anybody #because #borrowed #grant #how

Let the answer hang there for two or three or four seconds.


Mike Wallace


#four #hang #seconds #three #two

First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.


Honore de Balzac


#complaint #first #first love #kind #love






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