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Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book by Maxine Hong Kingston
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Tripmaster Monkey Quotes (showing 1-4 of 4)
“This is the most important thing about me--I'm a card-carrying reader. All I really want to do is sit and read or lie down and read or eat and read or shit and read. I'm a trained reader. I want a job where I get paid for reading books. And I don't have to make reports on what I read or to apply what I read.”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book
“Do the right thing by whoever crosses your path. Those coincidental people are your people.”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book
“It must be that people who read go on more macrocosmic and microcosmic trips – biblical god trips, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, Ulysses, Finnegan’s Wake trips. Non-readers, what do they get? (They get the munchies.)”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book
“...it's the duty of artists to volunteer to do particle counting. Don't leave creation up to the accountants.”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book

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