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Someday I would change my name to Shut Up and save everybody a lot of time.


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I try not to become too regular an addict of any one subculture.



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I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram.



I've never related to the work geek at all-it sounds much more horrible than nerd. Like a freak biting a chicken's head off in a sideshow.

I've never related to the work geek at all-it sounds much more horrible than nerd. Like a freak biting a chicken's head off in a sideshow.



I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.

I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.



I work on a laptop specifically so I can work in cafes and pretend I'm part of the human world.

I work on a laptop specifically so I can work in cafes and pretend I'm part of the human world.



What age is a black boy when he learns he's scary?

What age is a black boy when he learns he's scary?



It was only as I wrote about fear that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then.

It was only as I wrote about fear that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then.



I want what we all want," said Carl. "To move certain parts of the interior of myself into the exterior world, to see if they can be embraced.

I want what we all want," said Carl. "To move certain parts of the interior of myself into the exterior world, to see if they can be embraced.



I can't bear the silent ringing in my skull.

I can't bear the silent ringing in my skull.



Some people have things written all over their faces; the big guy had a couple of words misspelled in crayon on his.

Some people have things written all over their faces; the big guy had a couple of words misspelled in crayon on his.





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There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

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When people try to stop free speech, stop people from talking, it creates pressure in the system that might cause people to act out.



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Soldiers are issued armour for their flesh and bones, but they must fashion their own for their souls. Piece by piece.

Soldiers are issued armour for their flesh and bones, but they must fashion their own for their souls. Piece by piece.




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