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Old 05-24-2010, 10:30 PM   #50
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.....The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
..........— Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), American novelist. The House of Seven Gables (1851), Chapter XX: "The Flower of Eden."
Reminds me a bit of the opening of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina

"All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. "

Here's a fun page I found looking for that:

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Opening_lines

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