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I wanted to go in and tell them that, but George thought it would just be stirring up some trouble, you know, stirring up the cow pile. A cow pile may looked dried up, but if you stir it up, it can start to stink again. — K. Martin Beckner

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The world to him no longer seemed a math equation but rather a complex piece of art, a masterpiece of things not easily understood. — K. Martin Beckner

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Life's journey does not take place down an easy roadway, as some might imagine. It takes place inside a giant house with a million doorways. Every day of our lives we are faced with decisions to make, doorways to walk through. It can be confusing at times, like walking through a carnival maze. Some decisions we make are big, some small, but they all have consequences.. — K. Martin Beckner

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I guess we're all composed of a lot of mistakes; we just have to figure out how to take our mistakes and make something good out of them. — K. Martin Beckner

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People create all kind of fancy watches and clocks, never stopping to realize they're building monuments to the greatest of all thieves. — K. Martin Beckner

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You can lock a lion up in a room, if you want to, but you'll still hear it growling and clawing to get out. — K. Martin Beckner

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I feel better now that we decided not to worry. I think most people spend too much time worrying about stuff that never happens. — K. Martin Beckner

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Ain't no decent woman ever had that many husbands to die from natural causes. — K. Martin Beckner

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Like a car that's old enough to be old but not old enough to be a classic, it would be years before people would again appreciate the old town square. — K. Martin Beckner

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Anyway," continued Mr. Miller, "when I was a kid, people used to sit under the stars at night and look up into the sky and talk about things. They got to know each other. People Today is too busy staring at the television, what I call the idiot box, to talk about anything. That's why there are so many divorces these days. People don't talk — K. Martin Beckner

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Time can only rob us of the things we can touch; it can't rob us of the things we feel. — K. Martin Beckner

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I guess I'm supposed to sit here in this oven like it's 1950, hoping I don't go to hell for stealing a church fan. — K. Martin Beckner

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Why do we as humans always tend to remember the worse things about people? We may know someone for many years, know them as vibrant and healthy, yet when they fall ill and pass away, we can only picture them at their sickest, as though they were born and lived their whole lives wearing a death mask. — K. Martin Beckner

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I can tell you kids grew up with a silver spoon in your mouth. When I was your age, we took a bath once a week on Saturday night, and all of us used the same bath water. — K. Martin Beckner

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Some of the more superstitious townsfolk even believed she was a witch. The fact that she had four dead husbands lined up in a neat row at the local Promise Land Cemetery was not an argument in her defense. — K. Martin Beckner

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Sometimes you may think you're doing the right thing, but it turns out to be the wrong thing. And you just have to live with it. If I'd known what I know now when I was young, I could have done a lot more right, but I didn't. That's the way life is: you figure it out right before you die. — K. Martin Beckner

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But forever was a useless term, relevant only for the dead. — K. Martin Beckner

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Miss Green can call a turd a rose if she wants, but that don't mean people's going to be lining up to smell it. — K. Martin Beckner

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Initially they waited with hope, but as each hour passed, hope slipped away like the wind, the wind that as a small boy Ethan had once tried to capture with his tiny fingers. — K. Martin Beckner

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I want you to learn that if you don't keep picking at old wounds, over time they will eventually heal. Oh sure, sometimes they will leave a nasty, jagged scar, but at least it won't hurt like it did anymore, and if you don't look at it, sometimes you can almost forget it's there. — K. Martin Beckner

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I've tucked those negative thoughts in a drawer, and for the most part, though I know the drawer still exists, it never gets opened. — K. Martin Beckner

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When I get too old to go out and do things, I'll close my eyes and be young again, in my mind at least. We never really have to be old, I think, as long as we stay young inside, as long as we can still pretend." "Wow, — K. Martin Beckner

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In those days, at least in my small town, parents didn't seem to worry so much about what their kids were doing as long as they made it home in time for dinner. — K. Martin Beckner

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That scream left her mouth and entered my head, where it's been ever since, sometimes waking me up at night. — K. Martin Beckner

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She chose the attractive room, not noticing the cloven hoof exposed beneath the ornate curtains. That decision has surely haunted her every day since, finally catching up to her. — K. Martin Beckner

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That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard of. I think I would have more fun chopping thistles with a butter knife. — K. Martin Beckner

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It's a wonder Hell don't open up and swallow her as the highlight of the service. — K. Martin Beckner

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Stephanie took another puff from her candy cigarette, reached into her purse, brought out the rest of the pack, and said, Want one of these damned cigarettes? — K. Martin Beckner

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As a very young person, I was ready and willing to explore and try new things, unhampered by the daily routines that adults so often feel obligated to adhere to. — K. Martin Beckner

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There aren't many kids today as good as you are. Kids today are selfish; they don't think of others. They're too busy listening to devil music on their eight-track players to think of anyone else. — K. Martin Beckner

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And if you ever find someone you really love, hold onto them with everything you got. Hold onto them until they're gone. And if they ever are gone, let them go. Don't forget them, but let them go. — K. Martin Beckner

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I hope you learn how to slow down and not let your life pass you by while you're watching the idiot box. Life's short, and one day you'll wake up and look in the mirror and realize you look like King Tut. — K. Martin Beckner

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I've left behind so many unfinished quilts in my life, beautiful pieces of dreams and intentions never fully assembled. — K. Martin Beckner

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You'll never avoid every mistake. All you can do is try to do your best and live with the consequences. — K. Martin Beckner

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I could just hear my mom now, You know those old candy cigarettes are bad for you. Next thing you know, you'll be drinking alcohol, and they'll find you dead in a ditch somewhere. I'll never be able to show my face in this town again. — K. Martin Beckner