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Charles Simic
“Insomnia is an all-night travel agency with posters advertising faraway places.”
Charles Simic, Dime-Store Alchemy

Jonathan Franzen
“For every reader who dies today, a viewer is born, and we seem to be witnessing . . . the final tipping balance.”
Jonathan Franzen, How to be Alone

J.D. Salinger
“I don't know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn't make you happy.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

J.D. Salinger
“You don't know how to talk to people you don't like. Don't love, really. You can't live in the world with such strong likes and dislikes.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
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Richard Yates
“I still had this idea that there was a whole world of marvelous golden people somewhere, as far ahead of me as the seniors at Rye when I was in the sixth grade; people who knew everything instinctively, who made their lives work out the way they wanted without even trying, who never had to make the best of a bad job because it never occured to them to do anything less then perfectly the first time. Sort of heroic super-people, all of them beautiful and witty and calm and kind, and I always imagined that when I did find them I'd suddenly know that I Belonged among them, that I was one of them, that I'd been meant to be one of them all along, and everything in the meantime had been a mistake; and they'd know it too. I'd be like the ugly duckling among the swans.”
Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

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