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Ninety-nine percent of the people in this world are fools. And the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.

-The X-Files/ Thornton Wilder


Wise Words: Thornton Wilder

There is nothing like eavesdropping to show you that the world outside your head is different from the world inside your head.


On This Day: January 22

Charles Darwin (1809–1882) takes his Bachelors of Art exam. 72 more words


I don't want reality. I like fiction!

“I don’t want realism. I want magic! Yes, yes, magic! I try to give that to people. I misrepresent things to them. I don’t tell truth, I tell what ought to be truth.”

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The Age Of Innocence

Conversation and the Long Story

What does your family do when you get together? Our old standby would be a movie, but you could watch a movie a year with a person for twenty years and never learn a thing about her or him, or have a real conversation. 518 more words

From Rachel

Day 4: Our Suburb

In Which the Nazis Come to Illinois and Thornton Is Apparently a Girl’s Name

Date: 12.25.2014

Title: Our Suburb

Author: Darrah Cloud

Year: 2013

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"If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent."

“If I wasn’t an actor, I’d be a secret agent.”

– Thornton Wilder, American, playwright, writer, novelist, three time Pulitzer Prize winner