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"...a page of history is worth a volume of logic."  (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

" exploration of both the outer and the inner worlds."  (Ansel Adams, his description of a good photograph)

"...and thus it will go on, so long as children are gay and innocent and heartless."  (Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1860-1937, Peter Pan)

"...everything in the world must have design or the human mind rejects it. But in addition it must have purpose or the human conscience shies away from it."  (John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley)

"...Hatred strikes me as one of the few signs of life remaining in the world. This is another thing about the world which is upsidedown: all the friendly and likable people seem dead to me; only the haters seem alive."  (Walker Percy, The Moviegoer)

"...only man can laugh, or needs to; and that if you are in that trade of helping others to laugh and to survive by laughter, then you are privileged indeed."  (Chuck Jones)

"...scientific theorey is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena."  (Wilhelm Reich, Function of the Orgasm)

"...society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers."  (Mignon McLaughlin)

"...This is the paradox of vision: Sharp perception softens our existence in the world."  (Susan Griffin, "Happiness")

"...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."  (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes)

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