The Words I Have Read

“I believed that one person owes a duty to another with no payment for it in return. I believed that it was my duty to love a woman who gave me nothing, who betrayed everything I lived for, who demanded her happiness at the price of mine. I believed that love is some static gift which, once granted, need no longer be deserved – just as they believed that wealth is a static possession which can be seized and held without further effort. I believed that love is a gratuity, not a reward to be earned – just as they believe it is their right to demand an unearned wealth. And just as they believe that their need is a claim on my energy, so I believed that her unhappiness was a claim on my life.”

“..there’s no such thing as a lousy job – only lousy men who don’t…

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