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#1. I'm surprised at people who have a passion for Mitt Romney, because he's taken every position there is. I would cast this guy as the president in a heartbeat ... but I just cannot believe a word he says. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#2. Mick Jagger's fans bought records with their allowances. Sinatra's people bought them out of wages. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#3. I debated in high school! If you told things that weren't true or just made things out of whole cloth, you were penalized. It's too bad they don't apply the same standards to presidential candidates as they do to high school students. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#4. Just as I wonder
whether it's going to die,
the orchid blossoms
and I can't explain why it
moves my heart, why such pleasure
comes from one small bud
on a long spindly stem, one
blood red gold flower
opening at mid-summer,
tiny, perfect in its hour. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#5. The blogosphere might be very useful as propaganda or as therapy. But it's not journalism. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#6. Too many people take New York for granted. The primary reason is that history is not taught. That's outrageous in a city where the past is still visible. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#7. Sinatra's endurance has become a rallying point for many people who feel that their sacrifices and hard work are no longer honored. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#8. George W. Bush is using language that's a mirror image of the language of Osama bin Laden when he says, "We have God on our side. This is the struggle of good against evil." - Author: Sam Hamill
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#9. You can't edit yesterday's paper. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#10. To be the world's best, you have to beat the world's best. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#11. That was it. To be a rolling stone. In the romantic places of the earth. Ready for a fight, a frolic, or a feed. And since I was Irish, since I was Billy Hamill's son, since I was from Brooklyn: a drink too. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#12. The only way to fight nostalgia is to listen to somebody else's nostalgia - Author: Pete Hamill
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#13. "Some say the most beautiful thing in the world is a great cavalry riding down over the hill. Others say it's a vast infantry on the march. But I say the most beautiful thing is the beloved." How political can you get? - Author: Sam Hamill
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#14. It's odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#15. I had the most incredible time on 'Dancing With the Stars.' It never occurred to me when I took it on that I would physically not be able to do it because that's not in an Olympic competitor's vocabulary! It was the most wonderful environment, such a nurturing environment. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#16. Don't tell me about the world. Not today. It's springtime and they're knocking baseball around fields where the grass is damp and green in the morning and the kids are trying to hit the curve ball. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#17. If you don't know a lot about figure skating, it's easy to fall in love with ice dancing because it's so romantic and so theatrical. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#18. I love ensemble pieces, I love being a part of the entire tapestry of a piece, but I think character actors do have a lot more fun, and there's a versatility involved that's challenging and fun, to come up to speed and do what's required of you. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#19. In the 1950s, when I was hanging around Sullivan's Gym and the Gramercy Gym, there were fixed fights. Mob guys like Frankie Carbo and Blinky Palermo had taken over the sport; one lightweight champion loaned his title to others at least twice; the welterweight division was a slag heap. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#20. Dorothy Hamill was my big idol as a kid. She'd won the Olympics in 1976. She was America's sweetheart with her personality, her talent, her haircut. - Author: Kristi Yamaguchi
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#21. There's no one New York. There's multiple New Yorks. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#22. There's no way that any tabloid can survive if it doesn't get women to read it. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#23. He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#24. The spookiest thing I can remember about John Gotti is his eyes. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#25. Sometimes people come up and they get infatuated with some little brief imagistic poem or something, and they say, "Oh, I really like your Zen poems." And I say, "Which ones are not Zen poems?" - Author: Sam Hamill
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#26. The most powerful force in American politics is not anger, it's nostalgia. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#27. What poetry does above all else is develop sensibility. And that's what makes poetry so dangerous. That's why poetry is so good at undermining governments and so bad at building them. There's nothing harder to organize than a group of poets. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#28. It's easy to be a tough guy when no one's going to come knocking on your door. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#29. In my teen years leading up to the Olympics, I loved having the excuse to skip out on parties because of skating. Partying wasn't my thing anyway. Mostly I hung out with other skaters. We were all buddies, so it's not like I missed out on socializing. I was really enjoying myself. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#30. The odyssey is not going out and seeing the world: it's about trying to get home. It's home to the woman you love. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#31. Not too bad, reminds me of some kind of meat dip, best if you close your eyes and pretend it's something else. - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#32. More than anything, it's a game of innocence. Politicians may come and go, but they always get booed at the ballpark. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#33. All good sports reporters know that the best stories are in the loser's locker room. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#34. Launching a Broadway show is like no other endeavor. It's taxing because you're present - it's not like cutting a movie and test focus-grouping it and filling out forms. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#35. Journalism is a team sport. Writing novels is golf: it's you and the ball. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#36. I love the fact that, one time, my face was on the back of a cereal box - probably 3-CPO's - and it was a mask where you cut out the eye holes and put a string through the side. It makes me feel like I'm 11 years old all over again. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#37. It's more like an absence of sound, almost like nature holding its breath. Like those corny lines in movies where the hero says, It's quiet, too quiet. - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#38. In high school, I had to hide my comic book side, my nerd side from the civilian world so they wouldn't categorize me. They would try to marginalize me for what I like. I tried to give it up, believe me. I tried to kick the habit. But there's too much I liked about it to give it up completely. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#39. The best newspapermen I know are those most thrilled by the daily pump of city room excitements; they long fondly for a good murder; they pray that assassinations, wars, catastrophes break on their editions. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#40. Poets should speak out against what we see as the assault against our Constitution and the warmongering that's going on. I'm perfectly willing to lay down my life for my Constitution, but I am not willing to take a life for it or any other reason because I think killing people is counterproductive. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#41. We're in an age when everything's present tense. People don't know how to be still and surrender to the music. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#42. I live in a sort of insular world. It's mostly my family, my house, staying home and working. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#43. They're still considered Olympic eligibles, so there's never an issue whether they're going to turn pro or not. When they get to that level, money is never an issue. They make so much money now. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#44. Don't tell me
about the seasons in the East, don't talk to me
about eternal California summer.
It's enough to have
a few days naked
among three hundred kinds of rain. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#45. Character roles only indicate that they're very different from who you are as a person, and for me, it's fun hiding behind characters that are so unlike who I am. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#46. I think a lot of American poets are swimming-pool Soviets. A lot of them have taken the comfortable, self-protective route too often. I know that I certainly have. That's easy to do. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#47. I always had short hair, and I hated my short hair. I was always mistaken for a boy, but my mom wouldn't let me change my hair because she was always chasing me around with a hairbrush, and it was always tangled, so she just would cut it off, and she's right: short hair did suit me. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#48. Most of the ugly wars in history have been wars of religion. And there's nothing more dangerous than someone with religious certitude who creates consequences in the world that to me are simply inexcusable. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#49. I wouldn't say that there's ever been an Olympic champion that didn't deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#50. Part of me always longed to do just one more film and see what Luke would be like now that he's on the level of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the student having become the master. But it was not meant to be. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#51. You know how there are some stars out there who know how to market themselves? I don't have that. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#52. I don't think enough journalists read enough - literature, history. You've got to keep reading all through your career. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#53. There are a lot of very good New York novels, but there's no single all-encompassing novel, the way you could look at any number of Dickens books and say we know London as a result of that. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#54. In 1962, I wrote a series about 42nd Street called 'Welcome to Lostville.' One result was that the young Bob Dylan read it and invited me to his first concert at Town Hall; the result was a kind of friendship that years later led to my liner notes for 'Blood on the Tracks.' - Author: Pete Hamill
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#55. I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#56. No more running, no more half living, starving or fear. You have it better than me now, I think. - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#57. If you're the oldest in a large family, you tend to do everything yourself, particularly if you are the first American. You begin a habit or pattern that makes it easy to reject other help. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#58. I think Princess Diana probably had the most famous haircut, or Farrah Fawcett or Jennifer Aniston. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#59. In the end, the only thing the true New Yorker knows about New York is that it is unknowable. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#60. I love actors, number one. There's probably nobody that you could name that I don't like, depending on what it is they're in. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#61. I'm really very glad that I had skating to be my love and my escape. I think that it always gave me something that made me feel good, and it was music, and it was peaceful, and not a lot of the other stresses of life. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#62. My whole family, my father's side, there was a great deal of depression, and my mother's side as well. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#63. The movie I've seen a million times - wait, that's not possible - my favorite movie of all times is 'The Empire Strikes Back,' directed by Irvin Kershner, executive-produced by the great George Lucas and stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones. - Author: Donald Faison
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#64. For a long time, I was in love with her in that diffuse, ambiguous, and obsessive way that can never be explained to strangers. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#65. Boxing is one of those leftovers from a more primitive past that should be finished off and killed. I don't love it anymore. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#66. I will say that comic books are not the easiest things to translate to film, number one. Even the most well meaning of filmmakers find what's acceptable on the printed page is very difficult to bring to film. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#67. Luckily, I discovered ice skating when I was eight and a half years old. There were two wonderful ponds within walking distance of my house. After all the physical activity the summer provided, I craved movement in the cold of winter. I had no skates, so Mom stuffed socks into my brother's old ones. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#68. As a master of graphic creation, as teacher, historian, and roving ambassador of comics, Jerry Robinson has ensured that future generations of talented kids will continue to imagine and then put marks on paper. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#69. Bootleggers were romanticized by people like F. Scott Fitzgerald, for example. Gatsby is a bootlegger. And they were not thought of as evil criminals in the newspapers, either. There was a certain amount of affection for them. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#70. There's nothing more human than selling food to strangers, you know? - Author: Pete Hamill
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#71. When I was growing up, there were very few women athletes. I remember watching Olga Corbett, but Peggy Fleming and Janet Lynn were my role models. I never dreamt that I could be at that level. I remember thinking they seemed so elegant and regal and powerful and feminine. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#72. Beauty and ugliness have one origin.
Name beauty, and ugliness is.
Recognizing virtue recognizes evil.

Is and is not produce one another.
The difficult is born in the easy,
long is defined by short, the high by the low. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#73. I don't think it's fair to compare Dick Cheney to Vader - it's unfair to Vader. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#74. I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that's flying a space ship. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#75. I'm a poet who practices Zen. And it's not, I'm somebody who practices Zen who writes poetry. There's no separation for me. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#76. You've got to have something in your life you don't sell to others. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#77. When I was involved with 'Star Wars,' I was very interested in all the backstories, and I used to pepper George with all kinds of questions about anything that crossed my mind, because I was very, very into it. But when the job came to an end, I had to move on. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#78. For years, the defenders of television have argued that the networks are only giving the people what they want. That might be true. But so is the Medellin cartel. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#79. I don't want to think about it, but I have to. Someone has to. I see the signs of spring and I weep ... - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#80. I would say that my great political awakening was really born on Okinawa, reading Albert Camus: the "Neither Victims nor Executioners" essay and The Rebel. I was an eighteen-year-old kid. I hated myself. I hated my life. I thought nobody wanted me. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#81. Besides, skin color was skin color, right? It was just the color of your goddamned skin. There was nothing anybody could do about that. You were born with it. Like some people were born with big feet or blue eyes. You didn't make the choice. Your parents did. Or God did. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#82. One naively thinks that by winning the Olympics, it's going to be this switch, and then your life is going to be perfect, and that's not reality. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#83. Human beings want to know too much abut each other, and that's why there are so many lies. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#84. One thing I learned in this world? Things don't last. People say they do. They don't. Your friends, they die. The wars go on and on and on, then they end. People say they will love each other for the rest of their lives, and they don't. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#85. A lot of people who have depression understand that the last thing in the world you want to do when you're feeling that way is get up and exercise. It's virtually impossible to do that. It's like somebody beating you. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#86. My father did shape me. He didn't drive because he had one leg, and for years I never drove. I had no mobility. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#87. If it's a beautiful day, I love taking walks. The walks are always aimless. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#88. We poets don't tend to be certain a lot. Much of our art is made out of our own uncertainty. And there is a not-knowingness, I think, that leads us back to suffering humanity with a more compassionate vision than most of our politicians have. - Author: Sam Hamill
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#89. I was always falling in and out of love. I was engaged when I was 16 to the first guy I ever dated, but my father told him I was too young. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#90. I wanted to sit there forever, drinking in bitter satisfaction, using someone else as a license. In the years that followed, I did a lot of that. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#91. The Internet has got great tools. How we lived without Google all those years I don't know. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#92. I'm not interested in stories about movie stars. I couldn't care less what Steve Martin has on his mind. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#93. One of the things that I love about voiceover is that it's a situation where - because you're not encumbered by being seen - it's liberating. You're able to make broad choices that you would never make if you were on camera. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#94. You know those actors who have a sense for how they should be used? I don't think I have that. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#95. The guns and the eyes of the guard were facing inwards, not outwards, an observation that made little sense and was disregarded at the time. - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#96. My parents were Belfast Catholics. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#97. What would Chaucer have written about if men were perfect? - Author: Pete Hamill
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#98. Viewers can't work or play while watching television; they can't read; they can't be out on the streets, falling in love with the wrong people, learning how to quarrel and compromise with other human beings. In short, they are asocial. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#99. Sam Hamill is a writer unabashedly taking his place within the community of literature and the community of all sentient beings-his fidelity is to the magnificent truth of existence, and to its commensurate singing. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#100. My ambition was to embrace those general qualities that Ernest Hemingway, a former newspaperman, once said should be present in all good books: 'the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.' - Author: Pete Hamill
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