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Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
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“Every life is many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love, but always meeting ourselves.”
“One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.”
“But though the ways led away from the self, their end nevertheless always led back to the self.”
“To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's.”
“Crime and Punishment”
“I wish as well as every body else to be perfectly happy; but, like every body else it must be in my own way.”
“Sense and Sensibility”
"Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home." James Joyce, Ulysses (1922).
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