The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter.

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I've been drunk for about a week now and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.

I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.

It occurred to me that there was no difference between men in intelligence or race so profound as t

It occurred to me that there was no difference between men in intelligence or race so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.

Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk rather like the respect of simple races for

Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.

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    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

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    They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

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