You figured most of them would probably marry dopey guys. Guys that talk about how many miles they get to a gallon in their goddam cars. Guys that get sore and childish as hell if you beat them at golf, or even just some stupid game like ping-pong. Guys that are very mean. Guys that never read books.
("The Catcher in the Rye")
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I can be quite sarcastic when I'm in the mood.
Listen, if you're not going to be a nun or something, you might as well laugh.
Take most people, they are crazy about cars. They worry if they get a little scratch on them, they are always talking about have many miles they get to a gallon, and if they get a brand new car already they start thinking about trading it in for one that is even newer. I do not even like old cars.... I'd rather have a horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake.
You can't exist in this world with such strong likes and dislikes.
Don't tell people what you are thinking, or you will miss them terribly when you are away.
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