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  • SCOTT shared from The Autobiography of Mark Twain (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Charles Neider
    she was oppressed and perplexed by the maddening repetition of the stock incidents of our race’s fleeting sojourn here, just as the same thing has oppressed and perplexed maturer minds from the beginning of time. A myriad of men are born; they labor and sweat and struggle for bread; they squabble and scold and fight; they scramble for little mean advantages over each other. Age creeps upon them; infirmities follow; shames and humiliations bring down their prides and their vanities. Those they love are taken from them and the joy of life is turned to aching grief. The burden of pain, care, misery,...
  • SCOTT shared from Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
    How jealous I am of those I have known afraid to sleep for dreaming. I fear those moments before sleep when words tear from the nervous matrix and, like sparks, light what responses they may.
  • SCOTT shared from The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel (The Dark Tower) by Stephen King
    There’s nothing like stories on a windy night when folks have found a warm place in a cold world.”
  • SCOTT shared from Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
    In fact, there’s no evidence that running shoes are any help at all in injury prevention. In a 2008 research paper for the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr. Craig Richards, a researcher at the University of Newcastle in Australia, revealed that there are no evidence-based studies—not one—that demonstrate that running shoes make you less prone to injury.
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