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Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.


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A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.

A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.



If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope.

If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope.



I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them.

I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them.



I wasn't used to children and they were getting on my nerves. Worse, it appeared that I was a child, too. I hadn't known that before; I thought I was just short.

I wasn't used to children and they were getting on my nerves. Worse, it appeared that I was a child, too. I hadn't known that before; I thought I was just short.



If we define a misanthrope as 'someone who does not suffer fools and likes to see fools suffer,' we have described a person with something to look forward to.

If we define a misanthrope as 'someone who does not suffer fools and likes to see fools suffer,' we have described a person with something to look forward to.



The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways.

The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways.



God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them.

God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them.



Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer able to throw telephone poles at each other.

Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer able to throw telephone poles at each other.



Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.

Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.



True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.

True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.





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The Japanese do not fear God. They only fear bombs.

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Once you move in with your significant other, you have to become a combination of each other.

Once you move in with your significant other, you have to become a combination of each other.



Some of the greatest, most revolutionary advances in science have been given their initial expression in attractively modest terms, with no fanfare.

Some of the greatest, most revolutionary advances in science have been given their initial expression in attractively modest terms, with no fanfare.



To give up is easy. But to hold it together when everyone else thinks you'd fall apart is true strength.

To give up is easy. But to hold it together when everyone else thinks you'd fall apart is true strength.



In other words, my pot doesn't work?" "It doesn't have a pulse," he says. "I have a pulse." Kimmie offers her wrist. "Wanna check?

In other words, my pot doesn't work?" "It doesn't have a pulse," he says. "I have a pulse." Kimmie offers her wrist. "Wanna check?



It is dark now. The snow is deep blue and the ocean nearly black. It is time for some music.

It is dark now. The snow is deep blue and the ocean nearly black. It is time for some music.



I have become convinced that the most overlooked tool in our medical arsenal is harnessing the body's own ability to heal through nutritional excellence.

I have become convinced that the most overlooked tool in our medical arsenal is harnessing the body's own ability to heal through nutritional excellence.



I think that you have to believe. That's one of my biggest mantras, is believe. I wouldn't be here if I didn't believe in myself.

I think that you have to believe. That's one of my biggest mantras, is believe. I wouldn't be here if I didn't believe in myself.



The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion.

The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion.




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