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Words, words: Quote, November 17

I use this weekly feature (-tte; I can’t bring myself to call it a feature) to exorcise the words that haunt my thoughts. I assume that you, too, as readers, experience something similar, the eruption from your subconscious of words heard long (or not so long) ago. 218 more words

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Words, words: Quote, November 10

When I was a lad, the Bravo television network showed programming on the arts rather than The Real Drama Queens of Who Gives a Shit and Who Have Too Damn Much Money and Insufficient Class. 502 more words

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Words, words: Quote, November 3

Good day to you. It is November. That is terrifying.

“It is most likely that I will die next to a pile of books I was meaning to read.” – Lemony Snicket. 9 more words

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Words, words: Quote, October 31

In the spirit of Halloween:

“Beware the autumn people. … For some, autumn comes early, stays late, through life where October follows September and November touches October and then instead of December and Christ’s birth, there is no Bethlehem Star, no rejoicing, but September comes again and old October and so on down the years, with no winter, spring or revivifying summer. 152 more words

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Words, words: Quote, October 27

Attentive readers are by now aware have been bludgeoned with the knowledge that my blog’s “tagline” (“Words, words. They’re all we have to go on.”), as well as the title of this “quotes” feature, is taken from Tom Stoppard’s play  459 more words

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Words, words: Quote, October 20

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood. 110 more words

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Words, words: Quote, October 13

“Inspirational” messages often exhort us to tackle challenges head-on, to “dive in” and “take no prisoners. JUST DO IT.” (Subtext: Shut up, stop whining, and  553 more words

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