I'm not a fast reader. I like to linger over each sentence, enjoying the style. If I don't enjoy the writing, I stop.
Kafka on the Shore)
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It was a strange feeling, like touching a void.
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What most moved me in his letter was the sense of frustration that permeated the lieutenent's words: the frustration of never quite being able to depict or explain anything to his full satisfaction.
Having an object that symbolizes freedom might make a person happier than actually getting the freedom it represents.
Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can't buy.
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I write when I have to; I write when the song is done and I deal with the idea and I just go with it and I'll become what that song is all about until I have finished it. And when you do that, it makes the song more visual, it makes it more personal.
Cynthia's lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn't express themselves.