Thought's a luxury. Do you think the peasant sits and thinks of God and Democracy when he gets inside his mud hut at night?
("The Quiet American")
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Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
I was an only child. It's a great disadvantage being an only child.
Happiness is never really so welcome as changelessness
The world doesn't make any heroes anymore.
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