A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they don't think for a second about whether they really want it.

Lionel Shriver in Checker and the Derailleurs

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Lionel Shriver (born Margaret Ann Shriver; May 18, 1957) is an American author and journalist who lives in the United Kingdom. Her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005.

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