“Besides, every time you take credit for someone else’s words or ideas, your soul is acting like it’s twelve years old again, desperately doing anything it can to get the cool kids to like you. I think that’s seriously sad.”
The Poetry Thief
Jonathan Carroll
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It is sad in part because the thief never finds the courage or the discipline necessary to use their own voice; the one thing that no one else has — which sets them apart from the crowd, attracts the attention of like-minded people, and holds the potential for making the world better than it is.

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