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Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!

My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light.

I love humanity, but I hate people.

Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb.

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell.

It`s not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.

Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.

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