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Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.


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The true beloveds of this world are in their lover's eyes lilacs opening, ship lights, school bells, a landscape, remembered conversations, friends, a child's Sunday, lost voices, one's favorite suit, autumn and all seasons, memory, yes, it being the earth and water of existence, memory.
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He Mick Jagger moves like a parody between a majorette girl and Fred Astaire.
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Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.
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Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down.
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All literature is gossip.
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