Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it, and thought of other things if you did.

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Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart, for his purity by definition i

Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart, for his purity by definition is unassailable.

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to e

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious ,one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense once h

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense once hate is gone they will be forced to deal with pain.

American history is longer larger more various more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyon

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.

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    Copulation is no more foul to me than death is.

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    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    To have her here in bed with me, breathing on me, her hair in my mouth - I count that something of a miracle.

    To have her here in bed with me, breathing on me, her hair in my mouth - I count that something of a miracle. 

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