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“Sounding like you know everything is not that hard when you get to pick the questions.”

posted at 12:53 pm
on Apr. 30, 2010

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“Contentment between agonies is the elixir of existence.”

posted at 1:58 am
on Apr. 28, 2010

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“Beware the banality of a busy life.”

posted at 1:38 pm
on Apr. 27, 2010

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“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.”

posted at 11:57 am
on Apr. 26, 2010

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“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

posted at 7:15 pm
on Apr. 25, 2010

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“My grandfather didn’t view his insomnia as a problem. It gave him what he wanted most: more life.”

posted at 11:34 am
on Apr. 23, 2010

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“A good friend is a connection to life—a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”

posted at 2:29 pm
on Apr. 22, 2010

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# Wealth without work
# Pleasure without conscience
# Knowledge without character
# Commerce without morality
# Science without humanity
# Worship without sacrifice
# Politics without principle

posted at 1:37 pm
on Apr. 19, 2010

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“I think that the salvation of journalism rests with young people who are talented, ambitious, intelligent, obsessive and crazy enough to jump into what is rapidly becoming a low-paying, insecure business.”

posted at 2:03 am
on Apr. 16, 2010

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“Under the influences of hallucinogens, individuals transcend their primary identification with their bodies and experience ego-free states before the time of their actual physical demise, and return with a new perspective and profound acceptance of the life constant: change.”

posted at 11:09 am
on Apr. 13, 2010

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“There was, before we were silenced, a brief, golden age of journalism. We worked with the press to expose corporate abuse on behalf of the public. We saved lives. This is what journalism should be about; it should be about making the world a better and safer place for our families and our children, but then it ended and we were shut out.”

posted at 2:36 pm
on Apr. 8, 2010

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“Size matters, which is why a swimming pool is not just a big bathtub.”

posted at 11:23 am
on Apr. 7, 2010

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“A long time I have loved the sunned mother-of-pearl of your body.”

posted at 5:20 pm
on Apr. 4, 2010

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“And I always thought the very simplest words
Must be enough. When I say what things are like
Everyone’s heart must be torn to shreds.
That you’ll go down if you don’t stand up for yourself
Surely you see that.”

posted at 10:50 am
on Apr. 2, 2010

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“One melancholy thought occurs as my fingers glide and flow over the surface of this astonishing object: Douglas Adams is not alive to see the closest thing to his Hitchhiker’s Guide that humankind has yet devised.”

posted at 11:01 am
on Apr. 1, 2010

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