"Everyone thinks about you far less than you think they do." A good mantra for the self-conscious . So many think they are the only ones on the stage of life and might be dismayed if they realized how little attention is actually paid to them.
Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity curiosity killed the cat. It's first life was gone. It's second life was long but not nearly as fun. The cat wishes it could have used up all it's nine lives rather than just one and live the second in fear.
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