"The face and body may be perfect,
but if a twisted gene or a malformed egg can produce physical monsters,
may not the same process produce a malformed soul?"
-- John Steinbeck, East of Eden
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"Most people tend to think the best of those who are blessed with beauty;
we have difficulty imagining that physical perfection
can conceal twisted emotions or a damaged mind."
-- Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas
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"The more fucked up you are, the more I like you.
As long as you've managed to hold onto your identity through all the shit,
then it won't matter how twisted you are.
I will love you more for it."
-- Ashly Lorenzana
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"The truth is not distorted here, but rather a distortion is used to get at the truth."
-- Flannery O'Connor