Don't let the bastards grind you down.
("The Handmaid's Tale")
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We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups.
The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.
A man is just a woman's strategy for making other women. Not that your father wasn't a nice guy and all, but... there's something missing in them, even the nice ones. It's like they're permanently absent-minded, like they can't quite remember who they are. They look at the sky too much. They lose touch with their feet. They aren't a patch on a woman except they're better at fixing cars and playing football, just what we need for the improvement of the human race, right?
There were a few other moves of his father's he could do without as well - the sucker punches, the ruffling of the hair, the way of pronouncing the word son, in a slightly deeper voice. This hearty way of talking was getting worse, as if his father were auditioning for the role of Dad, but without much hope.
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I have never been sexually aroused by a man. But I have yet to kiss Johnny Depp, so you never know.
I'm never gonna play again, and I know I'm really, really going to miss it.