The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear, or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life, and one is as good as the other.

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I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

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    Good night and sweet dreams, my love!

    Good night and sweet dreams, my love!

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions.

    Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions.

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