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Henry Petroski
“Ink is the cosmetic that ideas will wear when they go out in public. Graphite is their dirty truth.”
Henry Petroski, The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance

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“A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have.”
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“I prefer Winter and Fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape- the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of Winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show.”
Andrew Wyeth

Manny Rayner
“Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
E'en in Australia art thou still more hot
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May
(Since that's your winter it don't mean a lot)
Sometimes too bright the eye of heaven shines
And bushfires start through half of New South Wales
Just so, when I do see thy bosom's lines
A fire consumes me and my breathing fails

But thine eternal summer shall not fade
This is in no way due to global warming;
Nay, from thy breasts shall verses fair be made
So damn compulsive they are habit-forming
So long as men can read and eyes can see
So long lives this, thou 34DD

(Based on an idea by William Shakespeare. I'm sure he'd agree that I've improved it)”
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“It was his shoes, he noticed to his pleasure, that she most objected to; and he thought: bloody good, that's what shoes are for.”
John le Carré, A Small Town in Germany

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