The only way to get what you really want is to let go of what you don't want.
Incestuous, homogeneous fiefdoms of self-proclaimed expertise are always rank-closing and mutually self-defending, above all else.
I started out of course with Hemingway when I learned how to write. Until I realized Hemingway doesn't have a sense of humor. He never has anything funny in his stories.
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We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why. Not until the future eats the present, anyway. We know when it's too late.
Monotonous talk of the end of American hegemony, the universal cliché of the period, is mostly a way of avoiding mounting a serious opposition to it.
If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed.