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Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

by Jessamyn West Found in: Imagination Quotes,
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A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to read more

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

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

by Jessamyn West Found in: History Quotes,
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We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't, it is easier to ignore the facts than to read more

We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't, it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. -Jessamyn West.

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I have done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.

I have done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.

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Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

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