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"Rationalism crashes in the tails." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I'm just a hoofer with a spare set of tails." - Fred Astaire

"Liberals have many tails and chase them all." - H L Mencken

"People think I was born in top hat and tails." - Fred Astaire

"I don't like top hats, white ties, and tails." - Fred Astaire

"Heads I win, tails I do' lose much." - Mohnish Pabrai

"Heads I win, tails I don't lose much." - Mohnish Pabrai

"As boys do sparrows, with flinging salt upon their tails." - Jonathan Swift

"Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails." - Max Eastman

"I have decided many a stylistic problem first by my head, then by heads or tails." - Karl Kraus

"I always believe in being prepared, even when I'm dressed in white tie and tails." - George S Patton

"Most people would say 'the deets', but I say 'the tails'. Just another example of innovation." - Aziz Ansari

"One way or the other, we?ve always got to chase our tails...." - Tony Stewart

"Crystalline swirls of sugar and flour still lingered in the air like kite tails." - Sarah Addison Allen

"Peacocks have the bright feathers. Fish have the long tails. Women have the mall." - Janette Rallison

"Put all the pervs in jail, bring back the birch and cat-o-nine tails." - Ray Davies

"All along the backwater, Through the rushes tall, Ducks are a-dabbling, Up tails all!" - Kenneth Grahame

"Chance wore a white tuxedo with tails. On anyone else? Doopy. On him? Yes, please." - Kathy Reichs

"Comets are like cats: they have tails, and they do precisely what they want." - David H. Levy

"On the Internet, people on the tails of the bell curve can find one another." - Virginia Postrel

"Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails." - Proverbs

"Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket." - Adlai Stevenson

"All along the backwater, Through the rushes tall, Ducks are a-dabbling, Up tails all!" - Kenneth Grahame

"Melancholy and utopia are heads and tails of the same coin." - Gunter Grass

"Dogs are easy. If their tails are up and their eyes are soft, you're in." - Paula McLain

"The ultimate compound return rate is acutely sensitive to fat tails." - William Poundstone

"I've got four roommates and they all have fur and tails." - Kate Walsh

"On the Internet, people on the tails of the bell curve can find one another." - Virginia Postrel

"Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket." - Adlai E Stevenson

"Above the forest of the parakeets, A parakeet of parakeets prevails, A pip of life amid a mort of tails." - Wallace Stevens

"I think mice Are rather nice. Their tails are long, Their faces small, They haven't any Chins at all." - Rose Fyleman

"Down the road someone is practicing scales, The notes like little fishes vanish with a wink of tails" - Louis Macneice

"That's what love is made of, snakes, snails, and puppy dog tails, sugar, spice, and everything nice." - Smokey Robinson

"Life is filled with abstractions, and the only way to make heads or tails of it is going through intuition." - David Lynch

"What are little boys made of? Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails, And such are little boys made of." - Robert Southey

"Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails." - Clarence Darrow

"With little wit and ease to suit them, They whirl in narrow circling trails, Like kittens playing with their tails." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Give a talk to children and tell them dinosaurs didn't drag their tails, and you get arguments." - Jack Horner

"Smile. Have you ever noticed how easily puppies make human friends? Yet all they do is wag their tails and fall over." - Walter Inglis Anderson

"Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end." - Max Eastman

"Dream tonight of peacock tails, Diamond fields and spouter whales. Ills are many, blessing few, But dreams tonight will shelter you." - Herman Melville

"but one of the things that really irritates me in products is when I'm aware of designers wagging their tails in my face." - Jonathan Ive

"We're deciding the fate of the multiverse with a flip of a coin. Heads or tails, doc. If that isn't a game, I don't know what is." - E. C. Myers

"Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker's praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about." - Cotton Mather

"I saw them go; one horse was blind, The tails of both hung down behind, Their shoes were on their feet." - Horace Smith

"Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker's praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about." - Cotton Mather

"Then when I saw Pain attack Hinata, I was so mad, so full of rage, I let the Nine-Tails take over without even thinking about it." - Masashi Kishimoto

"I've always believed that we could reach past genre - we didn't ride the grunge coat-tails; we've always been on our terms." - Billy Corgan

"Much to popular disbelief, horses walking around during the elections with their tails straight up in the air are not showing off their Bush/Quale buttons." - Dan Quayle

"The white tails of rabbits, according to some theologians, have a purpose, namely to make it easier for sportsmen to shoot them." - Bertrand Russell

"We're like little puppies chasing our tails. We realize we're never getting what we want and then realize we need to do something a bit more profound." - Isha Judd

"Dream tonight of peacock tails, / Diamond fields and spouter whales. / Ills are many, blessings few, / But dreams tonight will shelter you." - Thomas Pynchon

"Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end." - Max Eastman

"Smile. Have you ever noticed how easily puppies make human friends? Yet all they do is wag their tails and fall over." - Walter Anderson

"Poor little men! Poor little strutting peacocks! They spread out their tails as conquerors almost as soon as they are able to walk." - Jean Anouilh

"There were times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime and tell if it was heads or tails." - Spencer Tracy

"None of [the books are] worth reading. There are no fairy tales, no faerie tails, no sword-swinging princesses or lightning-throwing gods." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"My parents worked their tails off, but we weren't the poorest people in town. Some people I went to school with, you could tell they were dirt poor." - Danny Devito

"I have always put my own money into Tails of Joy. For years, every time a dog walked by, my husband would say, 'There goes our beach house.'" - Elayne Boosler

"I have friends who've tried to break into the UK, who went back with their tails between their legs. Fortunately I've had the opposite experience." - Michael Bolton

"I kind of like pony tails, beards, maybe a tattoo. My massive obsession - I'm really targeting a niche market here - a hair lip." - Margot Robbie

"I have often had apparitions of hosts of serpents with heads at their tails, but not one was able to bite me; and many other visions." - Jan Hus

"Liver, lungs, heads, tails, kidneys, testicles, all of these things which are traditional, delicious and nutritious parts of our gastronomy go to waste." - Tristram Stuart

"There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime and tell if it was heads or tails." - Jonathan Swift

"I've never wanted to just ride on coat tails. I don't know, if you don't earn something then it doesn't feel as good." - Rumer Willis

"What's happened - in our country, anyhow - is that the young people have shied away from the formality of the concert hall, that tie - and - tails philharmonic image." - Chuck Mangione

"Yeah, at home it's all moonbeams and puppy-dog tails, so I guess I do have a darker side - and I like writing about it." - Ryan Murphy

"A film centered around the Second World War with a predominantly white cast would not have the pressure on it that 'Red Tails' has." - David Oyelowo

"If a coin comes down heads, that means that the possibility of its coming down tails has collapsed. Until that moment the two possibilities were equal. But on another world, it does come down tails. And when that happens, the two worlds split apart." - Philip Pullman

"One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails problem that I mentioned earlier. VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes. If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin, our VAR measures are likely to be too low." - John Hull

"I am not quite sure how writing changes things, but I know that it does. It is indirect-like the trails of earthworms aerating the earth. It is not always deliberate-like the tails of glowing dust dragged by comets." - Erica Jong

"There are three sides to every coin (Heads, Tails, and The Edge). Your ability to understand contrasting points of view and your ability to glean what information you believe to be valuable from each side is a crucial skill." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Because hate's just the flip side of love. Like heads and tails on a dime. If you don't know what it feels like to love someone, how would you know what hate is? One can't exist without the other." - Jodi Picoult

"We shall no longer hang on to the tails of public opinion or to a non- existent authority on matters utterly unknown and strange. We shall gradually become experts ourselves in the mastery of the knowledge of the Future." - Wilhelm Reich

"I flung my tongue round like a cat-o'-nine-tails so that my pleasant peaceful infant room became little less than a German concentration camp as I took out on the children what life should have got." - Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"A calcined, scalped, rasped, scraped, flayed, broiled, powdered, leprous, blotched, mangy, grimy, parboiled country without trees, water, grass, fields... it is infinitely liker hell than earth, and one looks for tails among the people." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Well, well, the world must turn upon its axis, And all mankind turn with it, heads or tails, And live and die, make love and pay our taxes, And as the veering winds shift, shift our sails." - Lord Byron

"For God's sake, let us be men not monkeys minding machines or sitting with our tails curled while the machine amuses us, the radio or film or gramophone. Monkeys with a bland grin on our faces." - D H Lawrence

"Perhaps eggs are like neurons, which also are not replenished in adulthood: they know too much. Eggs must plan the party. Sperm need only to show up- wearing top hat and tails, of course." - Natalie Angier

"For God's sake, let us be men not monkeys minding machines or sitting with our tails curled while the machine amuses us, the radio or film or gramophone. Monkeys with a bland grin on our faces." - D H Lawrence

"Their horses were of great stature, strong and clean-limbed; their gray coats glistened, their long tails flowed in the wind, their manes were braided on their proud necks." - J R R Tolkien

"Two-thirds of all preachers, doctors and lawyers are hanging on to the coat tails of progress, shouting, whoa! while a good many of the rest are busy strewing banana peels along the line of march." - Elbert Hubbard

"I talk to nurses and programmers, salespeople and firefighters - people who bust their tails every day. Not one of them - not one - stashes their money in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying their fair share of taxes." - Elizabeth Warren

"Only the scenario writers are exempt. These are tied between the tails of two spirited Caucasian ponies, which are then driven off in opposite directions. This custom is called a conference." - S J Perelman

"In life you are given two ends; one to think with and the other to sit on. Your success in life depends on which end you use most. Heads you win, tails you lose." - Conrad Burns

"Wall Street sometimes gets confused between risk and uncertainty, and you can profit handsomely from that confusion. The low-risk, high-uncertainty [situation] gives us our most sought after coin-toss odds. Heads, I win; tails, I don't lose much." - Mohnish Pabrai

"I have a spaniel that defrocked a nun last week. He took hold of the cord. I had hold of the leash. It was like elephants holding tails. Imagine me undressing a nun, even second hand." - E B White

"I arrived in Hollywood twenty pounds overweight and as strong as an ox. But if I put on a white tails and tux like Fred Astaire, I still looked like a truck driver." - Gene Kelly

"My dad was a great competitor in his own way. He would never let us win at anything, and we had to work our tails off to beat him." - Pete Carroll

"Satin rays and coloured days Stark blue horizons Naked limbs and wheat bins, hazy afternoons Voicing, rejoicing the wine cups do bring Pussywillows, cat-tails, soft winds and roses" - Gordon Lightfoot

"He had so accustomed himself to wield the constitutional cat-of-nine-tails, that heaven will hardly be happy to him unless he be allowed to flog the cherubim." - Anthony Trollope

"So turn your ears, you musicians, to silence Because they only come out when it's quiet, Their tails brushing over your eyelids... Oh, wake up, sleepers, and rise from the dead!" - Aaron Weiss

"In the intermission, between group one and group two, you go to your dressing-room and change every stitch you have on you: underwear, shirt, tie, socks, pants and tails. Your other clothes are soaking wet." - George Antheil

"A sentence starts out like a lone traveler heading into a blizzard at midnight, tilting into the wind, one arm shielding his face, the tails of his thin coat flapping behind him." - Billy Collins

"It's a very strange thing for a designer to say, but one of the things that really irritates me in products is when I'm aware of designers wagging their tails in my face." - Jonathan Ive

"We came in the wind of the carnival. A wind of change, or promises. The merry wind, the magical wind, making March hares of everyone, tumbling blossoms and coat-tails and hats; rushing towards summer in a frenzy of exuberance." - Joanne Harris

"I'm going to take you out of here ... I'm going to take you home, to the world where you belong, where cats with bent tails live, and there are little backyards, and alarm clocks ring in the morning." - Haruki Murakami

"I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity. But for now, at least I knew such people, and they needed me, just like comets need tails." - John Green

"I'd like to be a dog. Dogs are nice. They can sleep any time, they wag their tails and on top of that they can get stroked all the time." - Emmanuel Petit

"Modern records are all made with virtually identical gear, software plug-ins and everything. Everybody wants everything to sound like the last thing that was popular because they're chasing their tails." - Dweezil Zappa

"In recitals, you are naked before the audience - well, naked with your jacket and tails. The audience sees and hears the real person, not some role you are interpreting." - Jose Carreras

"Before Medicare, nearly half of American seniors were forced to go without coverage because insurance companies were reluctant to insure them - making the chances of having health insurance as a senior the same as getting tails on a coin flip." - John B Larson

"What is easily the most dangerous spot cats choose for sleeping? Beneath our feet-sprawled out in hallways or in doorways, tails predictably extended just to be stepped on." - Arnold Hano

"I think it is a huge honor to get to go play for the troops who have been working their tails off for several years, some with several tours under their belt." - Joe Nichols

"On the Net, the bell curve reclaims its tails. The uncommon is as accessible as the common. The very fragmentation of the Internet allows us to find ourselves in other people - and to know that we are not alone." - Virginia Postrel

"It's funny: over time, if you're fortunate, you build a nice career, and you have these interesting moments, and I would not, looking back, trade any of them - 'Red Tails,' '12 Years a Slave' and 'Undercover Brother.'" - John Ridley

"Without the heroic, man has no meaning; without the economic, he has no sense. Economic man is most likely to be economic woman a good wife, pulling the coat tails of her heroic husband, checking his extravagances of speech and action with words of caution and good sense. But without the heroic coat tails to pull, life for both of them would be dull and savorless indeed." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"The way in which men cling to old institutions after the life has departed out of them, and out of themselves, reminds me of those monkeys which cling by their tails - aye, whose tails contract about the limbs, even the dead limbs, of the forest, and they hang suspended beyond the hunter's reach long after they are dead. It is of no use to argue with such men. They have not an apprehensive intellect, but merely, as it were a prehensile tail." - Henry David Thoreau

"She's not dead. You didn't kill her, nor did the hunger birds, although they did their best to get to you through her. She's been given her ocean. One day, in its own time, the ocean will give her back.I thought of corpses and of skeletons with pearls for eyes. I thought of mermaids with tails that flicked when they moved, like my goldfishes' tails had flicked before my goldfish had stopped moving, to lie, belly up, like Lettie, on the top of the water. I said, 'Will she be the same?" - Neil Gaiman

"I had Halloween parties every year, as it was my birthday five days before. My parents would actually put prosthetic noses on, and my dad would wear a top-hat and tails, put on a fake curly moustache, and hold a pipe." - Bat For Lashes

"There walked warlocks in all their bat-winged, cat-eyed glory, and here, as they swung out over the river, she saw the darting flash of multicolored tails under the silvery skin of the water, the shimmer of long, pearl-strewn hair, and heard the high, rippling laughter of the mermaids." - Cassandra Clare

"To dine, drink champagne, raise a racket and make speeches about the people's consciousness, the people's conscience, freedom andso forth while servants in tails are scurrying around your table, just like serfs, and out in the severe cold on the street await coachmen-this is the same as lying to the holy spirit." - Anton Chekhov

"There was no protection, no quota system when it came to luck. It was like that moment in math when a child learns that the odds of heads or tails is always one-in-two, no matter how many times one has flipped the coin and gotten heads. Every flip, the odds are the same. Every day, you could be unlucky all over again." - Laura Lippman

"First, she wanted to taste the sweat that shone on his throat and fragile clavicle; then he chose to undo the tails of her shirt, that she had tied up beneath her breasts; then, but then impatient they forgot about taking turns and quarreled silently, eagerly over each other, like pirates dividing treasure long sought, long imagined, long withheld." - John Crowley

"I wish you could see the two cats drowsing side by side in a Victorian nursing chair, their paws, their ears, their tails complementarily adjusted, their blue eyes blinking open on a single thought of when I shall remember it's their supper time. They might have been composed by Bach for two flutes." - Sylvia Townsend Warner

"But what is the love life of newts, if you boil it right down? Didn't you tell me once that they just waggled their tails at one another in the mating season?'Quite correct.' I shrugged my shoulders. 'Well all right, if they like it. But it's not my idea of molten passion." - P G Wodehouse

"William untucked the covers and stood, making a mental list of everything he'd need for the coming trip. A few blades, serrated and non serrated. A vial of acid. A bone saw. A spiked paddle. A cat-o'-nine-tails. And a bag of Gummy Bears." - Gena Showalter

"Your fingernails are a joke, you've got no fangs, you can't see at night, your pink hides are ridiculous, your reflexes are nil, and you don't even have tails! Of course people aren't content! ... Now if tigers weren't content, that would be something to wonder about." - Bill Watterson

"There was a mood of magic and frenzy to the room. Crystalline swirls of sugar and flour still lingered in the air like kite tails. And then there was the smell-the smell of hope, the kind of smell that brought people home." - Sarah Addison Allen

"I could tell you that when you have trouble making up your mind about something, tell yourself you'll settle it by flipping a coin. But don't go by how the coin flips; go by your emotional reaction to the coin flip. Are you happy or sad it came up heads or tails?" - David Brooks

"If they'd been dogs, they would have all been in the yard eating grass and trying to yak up whatever was making them feel so lousy. Not a bone gnawed, not a ball chased-all tails went unwagged. Oh, life is a fast cat, a short leash, a flea in that place where you just can't scratch." - Christopher Moore

"Like all my poems, 'Negotiations' has several sources. It deals with aging lovers and the often silent deals they make. Thinking about bargains made me think of The Little Mermaid and that made me remember something I had just read about the incredibly complex process by which tadpoles (actual little mermaids) are somehow able to reabsorb their tails and fashion their future frog legs." - Rae Armantrout

"Why did dogs make one want to cry? There was something so quiet and hopeless about their sympathy. Jasper, knowing something was wrong, as dogs always do. Trunks being packed. Cars being brought to the door. Dogs standing with drooping tails, dejected eyes. Wandering back to their baskets in the hall when the sound of the car dies away." - Daphne Du Maurier

"A Beethoven string-quartet is truly, as some one has said, a scraping of horses' tails on cats' bowels, and may be exhaustively described in such terms; but the application of this description in no way precludes the simultaneous applicability of an entirely different description." - William James

"Again the early-morning sun was generous with it's warmth. All the sounds dear to a horseman were around me-the snort of the horses as they cleared their throats, the gentle swish of their tails, the tinkle of irons as we flung the saddles over their backs-little sounds of no importance, but they stay in the unconscious library of memory." - Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

"For love... has two faces; one white, the other black; two bodies; one smooth, the other hairy. It has two hands, two feet, two tails, two, indeed, of every member and each one is the exact opposite of the other. Yet, so strictly are they joined together" - Virginia Woolf

"Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated - there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"I shall speak of how melancholy and utopia preclude one another. How they fertilize one another... of the revulsion that follows one insight and precedes the next... of superabundance and surfeit. Of stasis in progress. And of myself, for whom melancholy and utopia are heads and tails of the same coin." - Gunter Grass

"God is, or He is not." But to which side shall we incline? Reason can decide nothing here. There is an infinite chaos which separated us. A game is being played at the extremity of this infinite distance where heads or tails will turn up. What will you wager?" - Blaise Pascal

"I think it is more important to tell a story rather than follow any trend; that is a less bold way to go. If you do that [follow trends] you are just trying to ride on the coat tails of someone else's success." - Clint Eastwood

"Peace to these little broken leaves, That strew our common ground; That chase their tails, like silly dogs, As they go round and round. For though in winter boughs are bare, Let us not once forget Their summer glory, when these leaves Caught the great Sun in their strong net; And made him, in the lower air, Tremble - no bigger than a star!" - W H Davies

"It's impossible to have a coin with only one side. You can't have heads without tails. Innovation is like that. Initiative is like that. Art is like that. You can't have success unless you're prepared to have failure. As soon as you say, 'failure is not an option,' you've just said, 'innovation is not an option.'" - Seth Godin

"... to me it appears strange that the men against whom I should be enabled to bring an action for laying a little dirt at my door, may with impunity drive by it half-a-dozen calves, with their tails lopped close to their bodies and their hinder parts covered with blood ......" - Lord Chesterfield

"There's a lathered sorrel stallion running through the Joshua trees and a young man in the saddle with his coat tails in the breeze. He's got a six gun on his right hip and a rifle at his knees and he's dealing in a game that he can't win." - Charlie Daniels

"What is a constitution? It is a booklet with twelve or ten pages. I can tear them away and say that tomorrow we shall live under a different system. Today, the people will follow wherever I lead. All the politicians including the once mighty Mr. Bhutto will follow me with tails wagging." - Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

"Who will mourn the passing of our magnificent kangaroos? Who will remember how the bush once danced in rhythm with the thumping, jumping kangaroos who flew over fences their great tails drumming on the earth? Who will remember the big red male kangaroo lying in the desert sun, his coat almost indistinguishable from the red earth from which he came?" - Sue Arnold

"I try to influence this improvisation in two ways. One is by centering on reflections, in both senses of the word: acoustic reflections as well as visual reflections from a mirror or surface, and then reflecting on the material in a contemplative way. The other influence is listening to the tails of the sounds that you make." - Pauline Oliveros

"Again the early-morning sun was generous with its warmth. All the sounds dear to a horseman were around me - the snort of the horses as they cleared their throats, the gentle swish of their tails, the tinkle of irons as we flung the saddles over their backs - little sounds of no importance, but they stay in the unconscious library of memory." - Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

"God is, or He is not. But to which side shall we incline? Reason can decide nothing here. There is an infinite chaos which separates us. A game is being played at the extremity of this infinite distance, where heads or tails will turn up: what will you wager?" - Blaise Pascal

"Believe me, nurse, the difficulty of beginning will be nothing to the difficulty of knowing how to stop. At least that's the way it is with me when I have to make a speech. Someone's got to catch hold of my coat-tails and pull me down by main force." - Agatha Christie

"Comets encountering these precincts must be perplexed to decide between the two potentates claiming their allegiance, and perhaps on occasions pay their court to each in turns, throwing out tails, as they do so, in all sorts of anomalous and contradictory directions." - Agnes Mary Clerke

"The very serpents bite their tails; the bees forget to sting, For a language so celestial setteth up a wondering. And the touch of absent mindedness is more than any line, Since direction counts for nothing when the gods set up a sign." - Nathalia Crane

"The Colonel ran ahead of me, gleeful at his ejection, and I jogged after him, trailing in his wake. I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity. But for now, at least I knew such people, and they needed me, just like comets need tails." - John Green

"You should see me dance the Polka, You should see me cover the ground, You should see my coat-tails flying, As I jump my partner round; When the band commences playing, My feet begin to go, For a rollicking romping Polka Is the jolliest fun I know." - George Grossmith

"The thing is, we have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging, to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want. Until we do, we are hamsters in a cage chasing our own tails and wondering why we aren't getting the results we seek." - Joe Vitale

"Starlight and comet tails burned the tips of endless grass below into hammered silver. Like thousands of tapers in the chapel, just blown out but still glowing. If one could drown in the grass...it might be the best way to die." - Gregory Maguire

"I'm a bit of a traditionalist; the ballroom is all about tails and I never mess about with that. But for the Latin you can have a bit fun: tight trousers, gold shirt open to my waist, be a bit ridiculous." - Anton Du Beke

"The very serpents bite their tails; the bees forget to sting, For a language so celestial setteth up a wondering. And the touch of absent mindedness is more than any line, Since direction counts for nothing when the gods set up a sign." - Nathalia Crane

"Her mother was a Rutherford. The family came over in the ark, and were connected by marriage with Henry the VIII. On her father's side they date back further than Adam. On the topmost branches of her family tree there's a superior breed of monkeys with very fine silky hair and extra long tails." - Jean Webster



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