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Aleksandar Hemon
“All the lives I could live, all the people I will never know, never will be, they are everywhere. That is all that the world is.”
Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project
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Tom Waits
“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”
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Geoff Dyer
“He [Thelonious Monk] played each note as though astonished by the previous one, as though every touch of his fingers on the keyboard was correcting an error and this touch in turn became an error to be corrected and so the tune never quite ended up the way it was meant to.”
Geoff Dyer, But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz

George Saunders
“I don't think much new ever happens. Most of us spend our days the same way people spent their days in the year 1000: walking around smiling, trying to earn enough to eat, while neurotically doing these little self-proofs in our head about how much better we are than these other slobs, while simultaneously, in another part of our brain, secretly feeling woefully inadequate to these smarter, more beautiful people.”
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“Comedians and jazz musicians have been more comforting and enlightening to me than preachers or politicians or philosophers or poets or painters or novelists of my time. Historians in the future, in my opinion, will congratulate us on very little other than our clowning and our jazz.”
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