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We are minor in everything but our passions.
 

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
[Companionship]
 

Who ever is adequate? We all create situations which others can't live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don't.
 

With three or more people there is something bold in the air: direct things get said which would frighten two people alone and conscious of each inch of their nearness to one another. To be three is to be in public - you feel safe.
[Human Relations]
 


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