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A play is basically a long, formalistic polemic. You can write it without the poetry, and if you do, you may have a pretty good play. We know this because we see plays in translation. Not many people speak Norwegian or Danish or whatever guys like Ibsen spoke, or Russian - yet we understand Chekhov and the others.

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Greed is a little bit more than enough.

Greed is a little bit more than enough.
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It is sometimes but the mere hope for enjoyment that allows one to enjoy so

It is sometimes but the mere hope for enjoyment that allows one to enjoy something, even when he is not really enjoying it at the moment.
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My ambition is to enjoy my life and to do exactly what I want to do. And I'

My ambition is to enjoy my life and to do exactly what I want to do. And I'll do that. I will be free.
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Oh yes, he's seen the black pupils of time's eyes. Two dark drains in a pai

Oh yes, he's seen the black pupils of time's eyes. Two dark drains in a pair of dirty gas station bathroom sinks. The faucet's open and he's gurgling down the pipes, gushing toward whatever tank he's bound to swirl around in for the rest of his life. Ther
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Here we go again. Always a few drinks, but sometimes even sober, we play th

Here we go again. Always a few drinks, but sometimes even sober, we play the unhappiness game; endlessly round and round. Ding dong. Tighter and tighter. On and on. Push me pull you. Come here and i'll tell you how much i hate you. Hang on a minute while
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Christianity without mission is like ice cream without frozenness.

Christianity without mission is like ice cream without frozenness.
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Routine feeds the illusion of safety...

Routine feeds the illusion of safety...
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Keep a logical but open mind. What one may pass off as a psychological dysf

Keep a logical but open mind. What one may pass off as a psychological dysfunction could be a burst of imagination at its finest.
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I remembered suddenly that Aspen had always been this way. He sacrificed sl

I remembered suddenly that Aspen had always been this way. He sacrificed sleep for me, he risked getting caught out after curfew for me, he scrounged together pennies for me. Aspen's generosity was harder to see because it wasn't as grand as Maxon's, but
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There’s a fine line between appropriate and inappropriate, but it better be

There’s a fine line between appropriate and inappropriate, but it better be a strong, clear line.' As a teacher, I took that advice to heart. As a writer, I asked, “'But what happens if the line isn’t strong or clear?
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The most successful people I know are also the most reliable.

The most successful people I know are also the most reliable.
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Now call your old lady and tell her to come out here. Go ahead and don't tr

Now call your old lady and tell her to come out here. Go ahead and don't try no funny stuff.
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