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Book cover for Moby Dick; or, the White Whale
The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung.
Rainer Maria Rilke
“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Oscar Wilde
“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
Oscar Wilde, De Profundis

Rainer Maria Rilke
“We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Translations from the Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.”
Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

Toni Morrison
“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
Toni Morrison

IB World Lit Paper (Literature & Fiction)
2 chapters   —   updated Sep 23, 2010 10:22AM
Description: I would put my statement of intent here, but it was long and pretentious. Basically, the point is to re-tell the conclusion of <i>The Stranger</i> from the chaplain's perspective. And thereby demonstrate society's tragic inability to understand Meursault. Kind of.
"Writing for Flavor and Effect" (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: English is silly.
T.T. (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:32PM
Description: TRUE STORY
Yin and Yang (History)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:32PM
Description: Every dystopia has the same ending. I wrote one when I was a freshman. YAAY! P.S. Her name is "Shelly" because she's a wasted shell of a human being. Because she lives in a dystopia. And I'm subtle.
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