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Robert Frobisher Quotes

11 of the best book quotes from Robert Frobisher
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We looked at each other for the last time; nothing is as eloquent as nothing.
David Mitchell
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Cloud Atlas
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Cowardice is nothing to do with it - suicide takes considerable courage. . . What’s selfish is to demand another to endure an intolerable existence, just to spare families, friends, and enemies a bit of soul-searching.
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I believe there is another world waiting for us. A better world. And I’ll be waiting for you there.
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People pontificate, “Suicide is selfishness.” Career churchmen like Pater go a step further and call in a cowardly assault on the living. Oafs argue this specious line for varying reason: to evade fingers of blame, to impress one’s audience with one’s mental fiber, to vent anger, or just because one lacks the necessary suffering to sympathize.
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A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.
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My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?
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All boundaries are conventions, national ones too. One may transcend any convention if only one can first conceive of doing so.
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Now I’m a spent firework; but at least I’ve been a firework.
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Books don’t offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
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All revolutions are, until they happen, then they are historical inevitabilities.
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Whoever opined “Money can’t buy you happiness” obviously had far too much of the stuff.

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