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Beautiful Sentences: Yiyun Li

Words fall short, yes, but sometimes their shadows can reach the unspeakable.

Yiyun Li, Where Reasons End.

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Beautiful Sentences: Yiyun Li

What if life could be saved by clichés? What if life must be lived by clichés? Somewhere tomorrow and somewhere yesterday—never somewhere today but cliché-land.

Yiyun Li, Where Reasons End.

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Beautiful Sentences: Yiyun Li

Instead, we read other people’s stories, more real than our own; after all, inadequate makers of our own lives, we were no match for those masters.
Yiyun Li, “Kindness.”
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Beautiful Sentences: Yiyun Li

You think you will remember every moment, every detail, but the truth is I can’t remember much about it. Can’t even remember how long we were at it.

Yiyun Li, “Kindness.”

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