People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitely wicked.
("Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch")
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Hat = wizard, wizard = hat. Everything else is frippery.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
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