Overall Rank: 504
"In a letter written in January 1958, Olga Owens Huckins told me of her own bitter experience of a small world made lifeless, and so brought my attention sharply back to a problem with which I had..."
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"He was an inch, perhaps two, under six feet, powerfully built, and he advanced straight at you with a slight stoop of the shoulders, head forward, and a fixed from-under stare which made you think..."
Overall Rank: 592
"As a proof of my readiness to accept autobiographical conventions, let me at once record my two earliest memories."
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"Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive."
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"The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring- cleaning his little home. "
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"When my mother was pregnant with me, she told me later, a party of hooded Ku Klux Klan riders galloped up to our home in Omaha, Nebraska, one night."
Overall Rank: 615
"The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it."
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"You better not never tell nobody but God. It'd kill your mammy."
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