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Teena Booth quotes
- "One of life’s best coping mechanisms is to know… "One of life's best coping mechanisms is to know the difference between an inconvenience and a problem. If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you've got a problem. Everything else is an inconvenience. Life is inconvenient. Life is lumpy. A lump in the oatmeal, a lump in the throat and a lump in the…
- "The whole difference between construction and creation "The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists." - Charles Dickens
- "We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful… "We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be." - Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- "Your Englishman, confronted by something abnormal will "Your Englishman, confronted by something abnormal will always pretend that it isn't there. If, however, you force him to look into it, he'll at once pretend that he sees the object not for what it is but for something that he would like it to be." - James Agate