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Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.

Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews.

We are most alive when we're in love.

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.

To be President of the United States, sir, is to act as advocate for a blind, venomous, and ungrateful client.

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.

Most of American life is driving somewhere and then driving back wondering why the hell you went.

America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.

Dreams come true; without that possibility nature would not incite us to have them.

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