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Vladimir Nabokov
“Some people—and I am one of them—hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm. Doom should not jam. The avalanche stopping in its tracks a few feet above the cowering village behaves not only unnaturally but unethically.”
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“The best things in life are silly.”
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“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
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Susanna Clarke
“Can a magician kill a man by magic?” Lord Wellington asked Strange.
Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the question. “I suppose a magician might,” he admitted, “but a gentleman never could.”
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
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