Perhaps there are just some things you leave behind when you choose a new life.

— Andrew Davidson

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You'll swoop from incredible highs when you're just glad to be alive, to those lows when you wish you were dead. And just when you start thinking that you've accepted who you are, that changes, too. Because who you are is not permanent

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The urge is always with me to retouch yesterday's canvas with today's paintbrush and cover the things that fill me with regret.

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If you listen to the wind very carefully, you'll be able to hear me whisper my love for you.

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Coincidentally, a good age for a Japanese girl is younger than twenty five, because that's when she turns into a 'Christmas Cake'. Christmas cakes, as everyone knows, are desirable before the twenty fifth but afterward quickly become stale and are put on the shelf.

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Accidents ambush the unsuspecting, often violently, just like love.

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Vanity is both a great motivator and a great deceiver.

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Things should be judged by distance traveled rather than by current position.

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Love is as strong as death, as hard as hell.

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Only a man unable to handle the actual world would create another one in which to hide.

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That which is painful sharpens one's love.

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Love is an action you must repeat ceaselessly.

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There was a brief moment of weightlesssness: a balancing point between air and earth, dirt and heaven. How strange, I thought, how like the moment between sleeping and falling when everything is beautifully surreal and nothing is corporeal. How like floating towards completion. But as often happens in that time between existing in the world and fading into dreams, this moment over the edge ended with the ruthless jerk back to awareness.

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About Andrew Davidson

Quotes 25 sayings
Profession Novelist
Birthday April 12, 1969

I am not a hero in soul and never will be, but I am better than I was before.

Or so I tell myself; and for now that is enough.

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Heaven is an idea constructed by man to help him cope with the fact that life on earth is both brutally short and, paradoxically, far too long.

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The true master knows that if he had a God he could understand, he would never hold Him to be God.

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I envy all suffering, because suffering is necessary to become spiritually beautiful.

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God cannot be referred to as 'good,' 'better,' or 'best' because He is above all things. If a man says that God is wise, the man is lying because anything that is wise can become wiser. Anything that a man might say about God is incorrect... The best a man can do is to remain silent...The true master knows that if he had a God he could understand, he would never hold Him to be God.

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If you cannot love the pain, you can at least love the lessons it teaches

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Who would have guessed that the monster of fraud was a democracy?

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Everything burns if the flame is hot enough. The world is nothing but a crucible.

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There is no logical reason to believe in God.

There are emotional reasons, certainly, but I cannot have faith that nothing is something simply because it would be reassuring. I can no more believe in God than I can believe an invisible monkey lives in my ass; however, I would believe in both if they could be scientifically proven.

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All history is just one man trying to take something away from another man, and usually it doesn't really belong to either of them.

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It doesn't matter how fast you move, I learned, if you never go anywhere.

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With every fragment of rock that fall from me, I can hear the voice of Marianne Engle. I love you. Aishiteru. Ego amo te. Ti amo. Eg elska pig. Ich liebe dich. It is moving across time, coming to me in every language of the world, and it sounds like pure love.

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