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|Yeah. It's a great story, if you haven't yet read it.
Here's another one I like, not so much for it's beauty--it's a utilitarian sort of sentence--but for its honesty....
"In the beginning, human beings created a God who was the First Cause of all things and Ruler of heaven and earth."
Karen Armstrong, The History of God
I do wonder, though, at the paucity of good opening lines in my books... I default to poetry...
The shards of things
Their hands have held
And laid aside
Edith Purevich, from A Gathering of Spirit
I have little confidence in any enterprise or business or investment that promises dividends only after the death of the stockholders.