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  • #1
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    “And the night shall be filled with music,
    And the cares, that infest the day,
    Shall fold their tents like the Arabs,
    and silently steal away.”
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • #2
    Norman Mailer
    “Any war that requires the suspension of reason as a necessity for support is a bad war.”
    Norman Mailer

  • #3
    Norman Mailer
    “You don't know a woman until you've met her in court.”
    Norman Mailer

  • #4
    Norman Mailer
    “Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.”
    Norman Mailer

  • #5
    Michael Robotham
    “Norman Mailer said there were four stages in a marriage: first the affair then the marriage, then children and then finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.”
    Michael Robotham, Bleed for Me

  • #6
    Christopher Hitchens
    MT [Mother Teresa] was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift from God. She spent her life opposing the only known cure for poverty, which is the empowerment of women and the emancipation of them from a livestock version of compulsory reproduction.”
    Christopher Hitchens

  • #7
    Susan Sontag
    “Depression is melancholy minus its charms.”
    Susan Sontag, Illness as Metaphor

  • #8
    Susan Sontag
    “The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.”
    Susan Sontag

  • #9
    Susan Sontag
    “To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same time.”
    Susan Sontag, Regarding the Pain of Others

  • #10
    Susan Sontag
    “I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them. ”
    Susan Sontag

  • #11
    Susan Sontag
    “In NY sensuality completely turns into sexuality - no objects for the senses to respond to, no beautiful river, houses, people. Awful smells of the street, and dirt... Nothing except eating, if that, and the frenzy of the bed.”
    Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

  • #12
    Mark Twain
    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”
    Mark Twain

  • #13
    Mark Twain
    “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    Mark Twain

  • #14
    Mark Twain
    “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
    Mark Twain

  • #15
    Charles Bukowski
    “Pain is strange. A cat killing a bird, a car accident, a fire.... Pain arrives, BANG, and there it is, it sits on you. It's real. And to anybody watching, you look foolish. Like you've suddenly become an idiot. There's no cure for it unless you know somebody who understands how you feel, and knows how to help.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #16
    Groucho Marx
    “I never go to movies where the hero's tits are bigger than the heroine's.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #17
    Woody Allen
    “I don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.”
    Woody Allen

  • #18
    Oscar Wilde
    “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #19
    Woody Allen
    “The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.”
    Woody Allen
    tags: sex

  • #20
    W.H. Auden
    “Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #21
    W.H. Auden
    “A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.”
    W.H. Auden, The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose, Volume II: 1939-1948

  • #22
    W.H. Auden
    “A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #23
    W.H. Auden
    “You owe it to all of us to get on with what you're good at.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #24
    W.H. Auden
    “Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #25
    W.H. Auden
    “We must love one another or die”
    W.H. Auden

  • #26
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world—bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are not just Whores for power and oil, but killer whores with hate and fear in our hearts.”
    Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century

  • #27
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
    “In their behavior toward creatures, all men are Nazis. Human beings see oppression vividly when they're the victims. Otherwise they victimize blindly and without a thought.”
    Isaac Bashevis Singer

  • #28
    Milan Kundera
    “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful.”
    Milan Kundera

  • #29
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I hated myself for going, why couldn't I be the kind of person who stays?”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #30
    Chris Rock
    “You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named "Bush", "Dick", and "Colin." Need I say more?”
    Chris Rock



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