p 276. ... one of the hard lessons in life: the best way to strip the allure and dreaminess from a lifelong dream is, very often, to have it come true.
p. 327. The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately, or in the long run. - Thoreau
p. 514. Because what good are brains....and how is one thought any better than another if you haven't got a sixth sense, a heart, a center to sort them out with?
p. 537. In a voice that carries the way flat beer tastes...
p. 638. Our greatest fears, like our greatest hopes, often come to nothing.
p. 641. There's not much more I can say without stepping into the beginnings of stories that belong to other people.
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