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"Look, one day I had gone to a little village. An old grandfather of ninety was busy planting an almond tree. 'What, grandad!' I exclaimed. 'Planting an almond tree?' And he, bent as he was, turned around and said: 'My son, I carry on as if I should never die.' I replied: 'And I carry on as if I was going to die any minute.' Which of us was right, boss?" (Chapter 3, page 35)

"Tell me what do with the food you eat, and I'll tell you who you are." (Chapter 6, page 67)

"You can say what you like, woman is something different, boss ... something different. She's not human! Why bear her any grudge?" (Chapter 7, page 88)

"He speaks and the world grows bigger." (Chapter 8, page 90)

"For, having seen, I have also collaborated in the work in which I am acting on God's stage." (Chapter 8, page 91)

"I shall...

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