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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Honeymooners, The Flintstones, The Simpsons, Married … with Children, The King of Queens—ANY SITCOM. Literally just pick one randomly—you’ll probably see it. We don’t see the inverse too often. It goes too much ...more
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John Cowper Powys
“To read great books does not mean one becomes ‘bookish’; it means that something of the terrible insight of Dostoyevsky, of the richly-charged imagination of Shakespeare, of the luminous wisdom of Goethe, actually passes into the personality of the reader; so that in contact with the chaos of ordinary life certain free and flowing outlines emerge, like the forms of some classic picture, endowing both people and things with a grandeur beyond what is visible to the superficial glance.”
John Cowper Powys

William Faulkner
“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
William Faulkner

Michael Pollan
“The shared meal elevates eating from a mechanical process of fueling the body to a ritual of family and community, from the mere animal biology to an act of culture.”
Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

Phyllis McGinley
“A bit of trash now and then is good for the severest reader. It provides the necessary roughage in the literary diet.”
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Lewis Carroll
“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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