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“[...] everything has a narrative, really, and if you can’t understand a story and relate to it, figure out how you fit inside it, you’re not really alive at all.”
Catherynne M. Valente, Silently and Very Fast

“But my considered opinion, after long reflection, is that, whilst in many places the effect of "Ulysses" on the reader undoubtedly is somewhat emetic, nowhere does it tend to be an aphrodisiac.”
John Munro Woolsey, United States v. One Book Called "Ulysses"

Plato
“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”
Plato, The Republic

Ursula K. Le Guin
“You have to help another person. But it's not right to play God with masses of people. To be God you have to know what you're doing. And to do any good at all, just believing you're right and your motives are good isn't enough.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

Daniel Kahneman
“The psychologist, Paul Rozin, an expert on disgust, observed that a single cockroach will completely wreck the appeal of a bowl of cherries, but a cherry will do nothing at all for a bowl of cockroaches.”
Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

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