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  • Angela shared from The Stupidest Angel (v2.0) by Christopher Moore
    Winter denial: therein lay the key to California Schadenfreude—the secret joy that the rest of the country feels at the misfortune of California.
  • Angela shared from How to Talk to Girls at Parties (eBook Original) by Neil Gaiman
    “You cannot hear a poem without it changing you,” she told me. “They heard it, and it colonized them. It inherited them and it inhabited them, its rhythms becoming part of the way that they thought; its images permanently transmuting their metaphors; its verses, its outlook, its aspirations becoming their lives.
  • Angela shared from Warm Bodies: A Novel by Isaac Marion
    Once you’ve arrived at the end of the world, it hardly matters which route you took.
    Note: I figured I'd keep on the zombie theme just a bit longer and read this before it comes out on video.
  • Angela shared from Warm Bodies: A Novel by Isaac Marion
    Once you’ve arrived at the end of the world, it hardly matters which route you took.
    Note: I figured I'd keep on thezombie theme just a bit longer and read this before it comes out on video.
  • Angela shared from Foundation (The Foundation Series) by Isaac Asimov
    Chen said, “Dr. Seldon, you disturb the peace of the Emperor’s realm. None of the quadrillions living now among all the stars of the Galaxy will be living a century from now. Why, then, should we concern ourselves with events of three centuries distance?” “I shall not be alive half a decade hence,” said Seldon, “and yet it is of overpowering concern to me. Call it idealism. Call it an identification of myself with that mystical generalization to which we refer by the term, ‘humanity.’ ”
    Note: I am thinking the world might be a better place today if more people read Asimov.
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Angela H. Fardo