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...you have to cherish the world at the same time that you struggle to endure it.


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You shall know the truth, and it will make you odd.



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The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.



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Right now the whole world seems to be going through a dark night of the soul.



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Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing about freaks, I say it is because we are still able to recognize one.



What people don’t realize is how much religion costs. They think faith is a big electric blanket, when of course it is the cross.

What people don’t realize is how much religion costs. They think faith is a big electric blanket, when of course it is the cross.



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[To] know oneself is, above all, to know what one lacks. It is to measure oneself against Truth, and not the other way around. The first product of self-knowledge is humility . . .



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It is the business of the artist to uncover the strangeness of truth



I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.



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I use the grotesque the way I do because people are deaf and dumb and need help to see and hear.





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