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Philip Pullman

“The intentions of a tool are what it does. A hammer intends to strike, a vise intends to hold fast, a lever intends to lift. They are what it is made for. But sometimes a tool may have other uses that you don't know. Sometimes in doing what you intend, you also do what the knife intends, without knowing.”


Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials Trilogy: The Golden Compass/The Subtle Knife/The Amber Spyglass
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