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“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.”

posted at 10:36 pm
on Sep. 23, 2008

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“I have no phobias and I’m not a hypochondriac and am mostly rational, but I am hugely, deeply, personally offended by cilantro, as though someone did this to my burrito on purpose as some kind of agenda. Like an emotional allergen. I am emotionally allergic to cilantro.”

posted at 11:27 am
on Sep. 17, 2008

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Barbeque, Barbeque, Barbeque, Barbeque, Barbeque.

posted at 3:03 am
on Sep. 12, 2008

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“You must love webmastering and be fond of details.”

posted at 9:08 am
on Sep. 9, 2008

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“Anybody can become angry; that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way—that is not within everybody’s power; that is not easy.”

posted at 6:03 am
on Sep. 8, 2008

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“Complaining is silly. Either act or forget.”

posted at 11:09 am
on Sep. 5, 2008

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“To love is to stop comparing.”

posted at 10:07 pm
on Sep. 4, 2008

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“Let us face a pluralistic world in which there are no universal churches, no single remedy for all diseases, no one way to teach or write or sing, no magic diet, no world poets, and no chosen races, but only the wretched and wonderfully diversified human race.”

posted at 1:11 pm
on Sep. 3, 2008

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“Music is all about timing”

posted at 11:25 am
on Sep. 3, 2008

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“I do something wrong: accident. You do something wrong: character flaw.”

posted at 8:00 am
on Sep. 2, 2008

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“If you climb in the saddle, be ready for the ride”

posted at 11:51 pm
on Sep. 1, 2008

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