Author: DSseeing

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"Mother died today. Or maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure."
Albert Camus: The Stranger (1946)

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"He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish."
Ernest Hemingway: The Old Man And The Sea (1952)

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"All this happened, more or less."

Kurt Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse Five (1969)


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DSseeing Post time: 2013-2-6 14:47
"All children, except one, grow up."
J.M. Barrie: Peter Pan (1911)

Many say I have never grown up so am I that child?

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Might I suggest "The Tao that can be trodden is not the enduring and unchanging Tao. The name that can be named is not the enduring and unchanging name."?

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