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There Is Simply Too Much to Think About by Saul Bellow
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Dorothy Parker
“Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.”
Dorothy Parker

Saul Bellow
“I am an American, Chicago born – Chicago, that somber city – and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted; sometimes an innocent knock, sometimes a not so innocent. But a man's character is his fate, says Heraclitus, and in the end there isn't any way to disguise the nature of the knocks by acoustical work on the door or gloving the knuckles.”
Saul Bellow, The Adventures of Augie March

E.B. White
“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
E.B. White

Samuel Beckett
“For in me there have always been two fools, among others, one asking nothing better than to stay where he is and the other imagining that life might be slightly less horrible a little further on.”
Samuel Beckett

Truman Capote
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
Truman Capote

Big Fish (Romance)
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