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"I do not go outdoors. Not more than I have to. As far as I'm concerned, the whole point of living in New York City is indoors. You want greenery? Order the spinach."  (David Rakoff, Fraud)

"I find life itself provides ample and sufficient tests of my valor and mettle: illness; betrayal; fruitless searches for love; working for the abusive, the insane, and the despotic. All challenges easily as thrilling to me as scrambling over icy rock in a pair of barely adequate boots."  (David Rakoff, on mountain climbing, from Fraud)

"What remains of your past if you didn't allow yourself to feel it when it happened? If you don't have your experiences in the moment, if you gloss them over with jokes or zoom past them, you end up with curiously dispassionate memories."  (David Rakoff, Fraud)

"Youth is not wasted on the young, it is perpetrated on the young."  (David Rakoff, Fraud)

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