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An elite class that is free to operate without limits - whether limits imposed by the rule of law or fear of the responses from those harmed by their behavior - is an elite class that will plunder, degrade, and cheat at will, and act endlessly to fortify its own power.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Journalism delivers news, but not necessarily relevance.

Journalism delivers news, but not necessarily relevance.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

When a person screams in pain, the actual pain is only half the noise they

When a person screams in pain, the actual pain is only half the noise they make. The other half is the terror at being forced to accept that they exist.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalis

He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were for cannibals
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

How can I survive without a book to read?

How can I survive without a book to read?
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

You said we can't happen, but darling, we started happening the very first

You said we can't happen, but darling, we started happening the very first day we met.
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No pressure, Jack. All we need is a miracle.

No pressure, Jack. All we need is a miracle.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy. His wife and

War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy. His wife and children may be shoeless
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But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequ

But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I was a new person. A new Aurora. I was Aurora of Itchikan City-State.

I was a new person. A new Aurora. I was Aurora of Itchikan City-State.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We are perishing for lack of wonder, not for lack of wonders.

We are perishing for lack of wonder, not for lack of wonders.
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We make messes of our lives, but every now and then, we manage to do someth

We make messes of our lives, but every now and then, we manage to do something that's exactly right." (pg. 481)
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New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.

New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago