We're more of the love, blood, and rhetoric school. Well, we can do you blood and love without the rhetoric, and we can do you blood and rhetoric without the love, and we can do you all three concurrent or consecutive. But we can't give you love and rhetoric without the blood. Blood is compulsory. They're all blood, you see.
("Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead")
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Now for a handful of guilders I happen to have a private and uncut performance of the rape of the Sabine Women - or rather woman, or rather Alfred -Get your skirt on Alfred!
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
What a fine persecution - to be kept intrigued without ever quite being enlightened.
Life in a box is better than no life at all... I expect.
Be happy -- if you're not even happy, what's so good about surviving?
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