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G.K. Chesterton
“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”
G.K. Chesterton

Sarah Monette
“The rats we met the size of small dogs and they watched us go by like they'd figured out that what People were for was feeding rats.”
Sarah Monette, The Virtu
tags: humor, rats

Shirley Jackson
“Our house is old, and noisy, and full. when we moved into it we had two children and about five thousand books; I expect that when we finally overflow and move out again we will have perhaps twenty children and easily half a million books; we also own assorted beds and tables and chairs and rocking horses and lamps and doll dresses and ship models and paint brushes and literally thousands of socks.”
Shirley Jackson, Life Among the Savages

André Gide
“We should enjoy this summer, flower by flower, as if it were to be the last one we’ll see.”
André Gide

Allan Bloom
“The humanities are like the great old Paris Flea Market where, amidst masses of junk, people with a good eye found cast away treasures...They are like a refugee camp where all the geniuses driven out of their jobs and countries by unfriendly regimes are idling.”
Allan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind

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