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To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant.
Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power.
I have always wanted a swimming pool and never had one.
Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.
Nothing I read about grief seemed to exactly express the craziness of it; which was the interesting aspect of it to me - how really tenuous our sanity is.
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something... but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, that is when we join the fashionable madmen.
My only advantage as a reporter is that I am so physically small, so temperamentally unobtrusive, and so neurotically inarticulate that people tend to forget that my presence runs counter to their best interests.
The impulse to write things down is a peculiarly compulsive one, inexplicable to those who do not share it, useful only accidentally, only secondarily, in the way that any compulsion tries to justify itself.
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