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June 5, 2011

"A bestfriend is a sibling God forgot to give you."  (anonymous)

"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn."  (Thomas Gray)

"Music is well said to be the speech of angels."  (Thomas Carlyle)

"“Weather forecast for tonight: dark.” "  (George Carlin)

January 22, 2005

"A true soul need not hide his thoughts."  (Hjalmar Söderberg, Gertrude)

"There's nothing else in life but youth and love unending tenderness and quiet happiness."  (Hjalmar Söderberg, Gertrude)

"It's a mental universe which he commands by virtue of the calm and the lack of compromise which is inherent in it. This lack of compromise can be perceived as inhuman."  (Baard Owe, on Carl Dreyer)

January 18, 2005

"One must regard the hyphen as a blemish to be avoided whenever possible."  (Sir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965)

January 17, 2005

"Everyone carries a room about inside them. This fact can even be proved by means of the sense of hearing. If someone walks fast and one pricks up one's ears and listens, say at night, when everything round about is quiet, one hears, for instance, the rattling of a mirror not quite firmly fastened to the wall."  (Franz Kafka, The Blue Notebooks)

January 15, 2005

"Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built."  (Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet)

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