What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?
("Lord of the Flies")
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Marx, Darwin and Freud are the three most crashing bores of the Western World. Simplistic popularization of their ideas has thrust our world into a mental straitjacket from which we can only escape by the most anarchic violence.
The beast was harmless and horrible; and the news must reach the others as soon as possible.
The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it.
My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.
The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon.
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Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
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