“You are brave,” she says. “You don’t need me to say it, because you already know it. But I want you to know that I know.” She is complimenting me, but I still feel like she smacked me with something. Then she adds, “Don’t mess it up.”
– Insurgent (Divergent Book 2) by Veronica Roth Like this: Like Loading...
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I really enjoyed this quote because it reminded me of a similar term: eccentric. As they say, if you are poor you are crazy but if you are rich you are ‘eccentric.’
have now cracked the code. “Colorful” in the New York Times [obituaries] means unbelievably good looking and personable and rich, but socialist.”
God Bless You Dr. Kevorkian, by Kurt Vonnegut Like this: Like Loading...
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