10. Both the North Tower and the South Tower collapsed just as their respective fires were dying down, even though this meant that the South Tower, which had been hit second, collapsed first.
The only relationship that can make both partners happy is one in which sentimentality has no place and neither partner makes any claim on the life and freedom of the other.
This is what I love about novels, both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss, to be with you
I know zoos are no longer in people's good graces. Religion faces the same problem. Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.
I used to ask myself, ‘Sergei, would you rather spend your money on drink or women?’ and thanks to the club, I spend it on both and am called a patron of the arts.
So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
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