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What a fine persecution - to be kept intrigued without ever quite being enlightened.


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Never believe in mirrors or newspapers.
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It's wholly deserved and I am completely thrilled. As a writer he has been unswerving for 50 years, ... a most fitting award.
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Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?
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The idea that all the people locked up in mental hospitals are sane while all the people walking about are mad is merely a literary cliche, put about by people who should be locked up. I assure you there is not much in it. Taken as a whole, the sane are out there the sick are in here. For example you are in here because you have delusions that sane people are put in mental hospitals.
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Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything... death is not... It's the absence of presence, nothing more... the endless time of never coming back... a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes not sound...
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If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music, and of aviation
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