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Jessamyn West



    It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

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    A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

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    Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

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    The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

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    Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.

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