Every exit is an entry somewhere else.
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War is capitalism with the gloves off and many who go to war know it but they go to war because they don't want to be a hero.
The idea that all the people locked up in mental hospitals are sane while all the people walking about are mad is merely a literary cliche, put about by people who should be locked up. I assure you there is not much in it. Taken as a whole, the sane are out there the sick are in here. For example you are in here because you have delusions that sane people are put in mental hospitals.
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
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It's totally produced now. It's almost like a conveyor belt of what metal's supposed to be like these days. It's not music to me.
I was really just the tea boy to begin with, or the equivalent thereof, but I quickly announced, innocently but very ambitiously, that I wanted to be, I was going to be, a foreign correspondent.