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And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue, is immortal. Vice always has a new fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is.

John Steinbeck, East Of Eden (via crossfirehurricane)

We have only one story. All novels, all poetry, are built on the never-ending contest in ourselves of good and evil. And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue is immortal. Vice has always a fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is.

John Steinbeck, East of Eden (via everythingscomingupmilhouse)

We have only one story. All novels, all poetry are built on the neverending contest in ourselves of good and evil. And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue, is immortal. Vice always has a new fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is.

John Steinbeck (via thebrightidea)

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