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Nobody knows what you want except you. And nobody will be as sorry as you if you don't get it. Wanting some other way to live is proof enough of deserving it. Having it is hard work, but not having it is sheer hell.

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Lillian Florence Hellman (June 20, 1905 June 30, 1984) was an American playwright, romantically involved for thirty years with mystery writer Dashiell Hammett. She was also a long-time friend of poet Dorothy Parker. Her most famous works include The Children's Hour (1934), The Little Foxes (1939) and Toys in the Attic (1959).

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