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Joanna Russ
“As my mother once said: The boys throw stones at the frogs in jest.

But the frogs die in earnest.”
Joanna Russ, The Female Man

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

Oscar Wilde
“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
Oscar Wilde

Groucho Marx
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

William S. Burroughs
“If I had my way we'd sleep every night all wrapped around each other like hibernating rattlesnakes.”
William S. Burroughs

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