We are not our parents, Gabriel. We do not have to carry the burden of their choices or their sins.
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When you lose your parents, the sadness doesn't go away. It just changes. It hits you sideways sometimes instead of head-on. Like now.
Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.
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Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.
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Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
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Takes a lot of tries before you hit perfection." He paused to reconsider that. "Well, except for my parents. They got it on the first try." (Adrian)