„Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me“

Variante: A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
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16° Presidente dos Estados Unidos 1809 - 1865

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