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7 January 1989
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"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge."
- Bertrand Russell, What I Believe.

"'Did you ever get fed up?' I said. 'I mean did you ever get scared that everything was going to go lousy unless you did something?'"
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye.

"'From compassion? But Mr. Lebeziatnikov who keeps up with modern ideas explained the other day that compassion is forbidden nowadays by science itself, and that's what is done now in England, where there is political economy.'"
- Fyodor Dostoesvky, Crime and Punishment.

"If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches."
- Rainer Maria Rilke.

"What have I got to lose? It's not as crazy as it sounds."
- Dipsomaniacs, Bumble-Bee Eyes.

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