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The New Moon With the Old by Dodie Smith
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I stumbled across this book while on vacation, and read it in a gulp. You'd think it would be a bit stale, since it was written more than a decade ago about then-current events. But turned out to be a fascinating record of how certain unethical playe ...more
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Rebecca West
“Now I recall my emotions at that moment, children seem to me a remarkable race. They want so much to murder so many people, and they so rarely murder anybody at all.”
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“Sin in the theater, I can observe now, is comparable to education in a university: it is there for those who wish to take advantage of it, but fewer do than you might suspect.”
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William Roughead
“They say that even of a good thing you can have too much. But I doubt it. True, such good things as sunbathing, beer, and tobacco may be intemperately pursued to the detriment of their devotees; yet, to my mind, one cannot have too much of a good murder.”
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Steve Martin
“Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.”
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