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"... we wise grown ups here at the company go gliding in and out all day long, scaring each other at our desks and cubicles and water coolers and trying to evade the people who frighten us. We come to work, have lunch, and go home. We goose-step in and goose-step out, change our partners and wander all about, sashay around for a pat on the head, and promenade home till we all drop dead."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened, 1974)

"A man's head is his castle."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened)

"I do know that girls in their early twenties are easy and sweet. (Girls in their late twenties are easier but sad, and that isn't so sweet.) They are easy, I think, because they are sweet, and they are sweet, I think, because they are dumb."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened)

"Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them."  (Joseph Heller, Catch-22)

"The years are too short, the days are too long."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened)

"There are yawning gulfs into which large chunks of me have fallen. I do not always know where I am at present."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened)

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