Top 99 Spectacularly Quotes

#1. There's nothing quite like the idea of failing spectacularly to excite a film maker

Mike Figgis

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#2. One of the best ways to get promoted, besides sleeping with the right people, is to fail spectacularly.

Marshall Thornton

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#3. There is no way to avoid the reality that the American government in the past years has been the most spectacularly hypocrisy-driven government in the world. We rival the Soviet Union in some stages, in some ways, in hypocrisy.

Michael Scheuer

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#4. My father would have been spectacularly ill-suited to working for an institution of any kind, and I suspect that, to a lesser degree, that's true of me, too.

Amy Bloom

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#5. After its hothouse incubation in the seventies, appropriation breathed important new life into art. This life flowered spectacularly over the decades - even if it's now close to aesthetic kudzu.

Jerry Saltz

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#6. In 2012 there was a megafoolish, if well-funded, effort by a group called Americans Elect to raise an independent Cincinnatus to run for president via an Internet draft. It flopped, spectacularly.

Joe Klein

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#7. My grief sought out all parts of my body it hadn't yet inhabited, and I felt like I might collapse in on myself right there, at last, spectacularly

John Darnielle

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#8. Be spectacularly great at what you do. Wear your passion on your sleeve and hold your heart in the palm of your hand. And work hard. Really hard.

Robin S. Sharma

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#9. There are some days where the mysterious art screams spectacularly, for instance on a rainy day under the city lights at night!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

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#10. To fail spectacularly is a loser's paradise.

Jasper Fforde

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#11. The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual.

Michael Lewis

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#12. To have an incredible increase in self esteem, all you have to do is start doing some little something. You don't have to do spectacularly dramatic things for self esteem to start going off the scale. Just make a commitment to any easy discipline. Then another one and another one.

Jim Rohn

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#13. Wall Street investment banks are like Las Vegas casinos: They set the odds. The customer who plays zero-sum games against them may win from time to time but never systematically, and never so spectacularly that he bankrupts the casino.

Michael Lewis

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#14. Be daring. Better to fail spectacularly then stay safe and achieve meh. -- Anonymous

Sue Ward Drake

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#15. He was in that mostly empty-headed state of grace which is sometimes such fertile soil ; it's the ground from which our brightest dreams and biggest ideas (both good and spectacularly bad) suddenly burst forth, often full-blown.

Stephen King

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#16. They haven't been unhappy these last few years, quite the opposite. But it's been a long, long time since she felt that sense of giddy love that effervesces in the pit of your stomach and spectacularly upends the world.

Blake Crouch

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#17. Endurance is critical if you want to succeed spectacularly at anything God sets before you.

Craig Groeschel

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#18. Microsoft is still living down its disastrous introduction of Clippy, a ghastly piece of artificial intelligence - I'm using that term very loosely - that would observe people's behavior as they worked on a document and try to bust in, offering 'advice' that tended to be spectacularly useless

Clive Thompson

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#19. If you must fail, fail spectacularly.

Ransom Riggs

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#20. With 'Ilustrado,' I set out to change the way we read literature, and I think I failed spectacularly. In fact, I know I failed. In reaching further than I could, I may not have produced a life- or literature-changing book, but I did produce one I am proud of.

Miguel Syjuco

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#21. The Eurozone has clearly gone spectacularly wrong, pulling down all the continental economies.

Timothy Garton Ash

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#22. It was an isidious seed planted inside a person's soul, surviving covertly on little tending, then flowering so spectacularly that none could help but cherish it. It was hope, too, that prevented a person taking counsel from experience.

Kate Morton

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#23. Many people seek fame outside the home without ever realizing how spectacularly famous they are in it.

Charles F. Glassman

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#24. I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.

Ken Burns

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#25. I can't decide if this movie is so spectacularly, breathtakingly dumb as to induce stupidity in anyone who watches, or so brutally brilliant that it disarms all reason. What's the difference?

A.O. Scott

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#26. Sir William had only stayed in our company for two nights before leaving during a spectacularly blustery storm. As I watched him leave I evilly hoped that the wind would blow him straight off his horse.

M.L. LeGette

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#27. This is possibly the most shameful situation I've ever gotten myself in in my life, and I've done some pretty dumb things in my life. So to actually make a new No. 1 is spectacularly stupid.

Russell Crowe

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#28. Nobody thought the direct business model would work. But work it did, and spectacularly. Until it didn't. And therein lies the tale.

Heather Simmons

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#29. I'm spectacularly disorganised. I wrote my latest book in seven different notebooks scattered throughout my house.

Sue Townsend

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#30. By some magic reversal, everything spectacularly useless filled the drawer intended for practical tools. What could you do with a single piece of jigsaw? But, on the other hand, did you dare throw it away?

Ian McEwan

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#31. In order to succeed spectacularly you have to be willing to fail spectacularly.

Biz Stone

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#32. Don't let anybody tell you it's corporations and businesses create jobs. You know that old theory, 'trickle-down economics.' That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.

Hillary Clinton

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#33. For the past two years, President Obama has promised our children the moon, stars, rainbows, unicorns and universal health care for all. But the White House Santa's cradle-to-grave entitlement mandates are a spectacularly predictable bust.

Michelle Malkin

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#34. The depth, width, ferocity, and immensity of God is seen most spectacularly in the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Matt Chandler

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#35. I think that the resistance against Darwin is not just the difficulty of seeing the power of a spectacularly beautiful explanation: it is the fear of realizing the extraordinary power that such an explanation has in shattering rests of old world views.

Carlo Rovelli

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#36. There are a lot of bands and performers whose careers are permanently derailed by spectacularly bad management.

Amanda Marshall

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#37. there were the occasional idiots who thought witches poisoned people and worshipped their devil (which was a spectacularly odd concept to me; why would someone from a different religion worship someone else's devil?).

Sally Dubats

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#38. Everything is a contest. All dealings among men are a contest in which some will succeed and others fail. And some are failing quite spectacularly.

Brandon Sanderson

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#39. But in every family there are bad people, and weak people, and some people who can't or won't withstand the trials of life, and who fail spectacularly. Their guardian angels weep; demons beholding them dance for joy.
But only The Maker decides what ultimately happens to them.

Anne Rice

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#40. America has given us a pretty decent modern world and doesn't always get enough thanks for that. But for reasons that genuinely escape me, it has also become spectacularly accommodating to stupidity. Where

Bill Bryson

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#41. You've fought for Winter so spectacularly, and I am more proud than I have ever been to call you my son. But don't forget to fight for yourself as well--there is no shame in that

Sara Raasch

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#42. Since the time of Richard Nixon, there has been a strange lack of will in the media to identify the real cause for Americans' anger at politicians who fall, publicly and spectacularly.

Mimi Kennedy

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#43. I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse.

Robert Metcalfe

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#44. The only argument you can make against having [Confederate] flag as spectacularly shown as it is around the south is the Nazis. I mean, it would be like having the swastika flag ...

Whoopi Goldberg

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#45. He saw now the ways in which they tried to be careful with each other, afraid of hitting those raw places where they might hurt each other almost without trying. But sparing another person is a tricky thing. It's easy to think you're succeeding when you're failing spectacularly.

Holly Black

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#46. If Star Wars had been released in the late '60s, or late '80s, or late '90s, adjusting for technology, it fits spectacularly well.

Cass Sunstein

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#47. Touching her now, after her gratifyingly loud and spectacularly animated release, calmed me even as it stoked a frenzied fire of need. I wanted to touch her everywhere. And for always. What

Penny Reid

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#48. Yoga is a spectacularly multifaceted phenomenon and as such it is very difficult to define.

Georg Feuerstein

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#49. Uncovering your real desires can be terrifying. It can also set you spectacularly free.

Mark Epstein

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#50. I'm the kind of person who would rather get my hopes up really high and watch them get dashed to pieces than wisely keep my expectations at bay and hope they are exceeded. This quality has made me a needy and theatrical friend, but has given me a spectacularly dramatic emotional life.

Mindy Kaling

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#51. There has been an unwise and spectacularly unsuccessful attempt to grow a goatee, hence a fluffy little tuft of something or other, just underneath the centre of his lower lip, that any mother would want to rub off with a bit of spit.

Nick Hornby

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#52. The gospel Christ taught was spectacularly designed to unsettle and disturb, not lull into pleasant serenity.

Terryl L. Givens

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#53. Monday Night Football started in 1970, and when it started, it was something extremely special because sports had not been aired in prime time. So, it was a novelty, and a lot of people thought it wouldn't work, and, of course, it worked spectacularly well.

Al Michaels

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#54. We had done the impossible. We had done the thing that everyone told us we couldn't do. And we had done it spectacularly well.

Ed Catmull

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#55. Feminist art is not some tiny creek running off the great river of real art. It is not some crack in an otherwise flawless stone. It is, quite spectacularly, art which is not based on the subjugation of one half of the species.

Andrea Dworkin

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#56. Greatly talented performers don't know - often spectacularly - what's best for them, don't know what their talents really are, and don't know what's just plain wrong for them.

Dick Cavett

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#57. Love has a way of making us stupid, Will Henry. It blinds us to certain blatant realities, in this case the spectacularly high mortality rate among monstrumologists. Rarely do we live past forty - my father and von Helrung being the exceptions.

Rick Yancey

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#58. Yes, and you did it spectacularly. They were the best non words ever not spoken.

Robert Thier

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#59. If I'm going to do something, I do it spectacularly or I don't do it at all.

Al-Waleed Bin Talal

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#60. Whilst accidents and assaults injure and kill people quickly and spectacularly, bullying and consequent prolonged negative stress injure and kill people slowly and secretively. The outcome, though, is the same.

Tim Field

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#61. Why not simply surrender to one's doom, since one was so clearly, so spectacularly, doomed?

Paul Russell

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#62. But while I have never considered myself a very good person, neither can I bring myself to believe that I am spectacularly bad one. Perhaps it's simply impossible to think of oneself in such a way.

Donna Tartt

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#63. HubSpot has used the lean startup method to build a spectacularly successful company. What I particularly love about HubSpot is that they are so geeked out on data analysis and making evidence-based decisions, which are at the heart of the Lean Startup process.

Eric Ries

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#64. He'd have to keep a careful watch on her once the polemen came ashore. These free-spirited Frenchmen, whom he liked well enough, became absolute devils when drunk, their antics so spectacularly sinful they made his most hardened soldiers blush.

Laura Frantz

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#65. In other words, our decision making in medicine has failed so spectacularly that we have reached the point of actively inflicting harm on patients rather than confronting the subject of mortality. If end-of-life discussions were an experimental drug, the FDA would approve it. Patients

Atul Gawande

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#66. Two guys jumped us on the way to get food," Cameron answered. "Ty is like ... a ninja on crack. He beat them up pretty spectacularly. Then we stole with their car.

Abigail Roux

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#67. One of these days, Prince, you will meet your own fate."
"And I'll do so quite spectacularly," he quipped back. "Looking damn good while I do it, too.

Jennifer L. Armentrout

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#68. You think horror enters spectacularly. It doesn't. It just prosaically turns up. Even in the first seconds you know you'll find it a room.

Glen Duncan

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#69. Perhaps you are Coyote in disguise and have chosen a spectacularly inappropriate time for a joke.

Brandon Nolta

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#70. that meant he was spectacularly horny. This

J.R. Ward

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#71. Liraz was special. Specially antisocial. Spectacularly, even.

Laini Taylor

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#72. Better to fail spectacularly than do something mediocre.

Randy Pausch

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#73. I tried to quash my anger and fear. If I was being set up to fail, then I would fail spectacularly.

Fran Wilde

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#74. The amphibious landing of U.S. Marines on September 1950 at Inchon, on the west coast of Korea, was one of the most audacious and spectacularly successful amphibious landings in all naval history.

Bernard Brodie

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#75. Sometimes," he said, "the right thing doesn't feel right at all. Sometimes it feels spectacularly fucking lousy.

Kathleen Peacock

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#76. Writers are often given the gift of being spectacularly unhappy, so that they can record the full depth of feeling.

Grace Bridges

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#77. A spectacularly foolish and baseless faith, against enormous odds, that a world you do not control will not take from you the one thing you cannot bear to lose.

Khaled Hosseini

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#78. Her eyes were large and spectacularly green. It was the green that trees are, in vivid dreams. It was the green that the sea would be, if the sea were perfect. Her

Gregory David Roberts

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#79. Back in the late 1990s, venture capitalists got very excited about the Internet. A whole lot of money was poured into some companies that failed rather spectacularly, and a lot of people lost a lot of money.

Bill Maris

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#80. We've got some fundamental choices to make about the kind of country we want to be. Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well, or are we going to build an economy where everyone who works hard has a chance to get ahead?

Barack Obama

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#81. When failing spectacularly the trick is to employ an inverted Schadenfreude. Take ownership of your misfortune.

Dean Cavanagh

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#82. Scotland really is a spectacularly beautiful country with so much history. I always go to Culzean Castle in Ayrshire.

Susan Eisenhower

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#83. They say, if you care about something, you have to set it free and if it comes back to you, it was meant to be."
"They're full of shit."
Obviously, I failed spectacularly at being philosophical.

Kristen Ashley

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#84. Having someone prancing around with an active chain saw while the ground shifted seemed spectacularly unwise.

Daniel O'Malley

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#85. The journey is spectacularly important. The journey is how you spend your life. The destination is practically inconsequential compared to the journey. The destination determines where a man arrives. The journey determines what sort of man arrives. It shapes you, alters you.

Joseph R. Lallo

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#86. Nook people express appreciation in the moment by maintaining how much we will miss what is presently happening. Our priorities are spectacularly disordered. A nook person might spend the last few years of her twenties thinking she is dying. Convinced of it. Nook

Durga Chew-Bose

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#87. There is, in part, the glamour of science, which, since it is so spectacularly and usefully right over so many things, is often given authority where it has none.

Raymond Tallis

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#88. Peter was lost. More than lost, really. Spectacularly, hopelessly, "tell the search party not to get their hopes up" lost. If there was a contest for getting lost being held at that moment, Peter wouldn't win because he wouldn't be able to find it. That's how lost he was.

Mark Hill

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#89. Reptiles and amphibians are sometimes thought of as primitive, dull and dimwitted. In fact, of course, they can be lethally fast, spectacularly beautiful, surprisingly affectionate and very sophisticated.

David Attenborough

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#90. The life of a bestselling novelist sounds like it ought to be spectacularly glamorous and fun, but in fact I spend most of my time incognito, and in fact were you to pass me in the street you would think I was just another dowdy suburban mom.

Jane Green

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#91. One might ask why big business data is still so often used on faith, even after it has failed spectacularly. The answer is of course that big business data happens to facilitate superquick and vast near-term accumulations of wealth and influence.

Jaron Lanier

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#92. He advises them that tough lands produce tough peoples, so, if they wish to retain the empire he has enabled them so spectacularly to gain, they must not even think about removing themselves to some softer, enervating environment.


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#93. Hope, how she had grown to hate the word. It was an insideious seed planted inside a person's soul, surviving covertly on little tending, then flowering so spectacularly that none could help but cherish it.

Kate Morton

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#94. He wasn't the least bit disturbed that his intuition was wrong: intuition often missed, sometimes spectacularly, but when it connected it saved so much time that the spirit leaped forward ... and, of course, there was no use denying the basic human delight in being right the first time.

Jim Dodge

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#95. If you must fail," he said grandly, "fail spectacularly!

Ransom Riggs

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#96. What twisted people we are. How simple we seem, or at least pretend to be in front of others, and how twisted we are deep down. How paltry we are and how spectacularly we contort ourselves before our own eyes, and the eyes of others ... And all for what? To hide what? To make people believe what?

Roberto Bolano

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#97. I have friends, some of whom are spectacularly good writers, who really want someone to edit them. I don't register that impulse. It's like the impulse for wanting a dog.

Fran Lebowitz

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#98. With the possible exception of the Shakers, it is difficult to think of an American movement that has failed more spectacularly than antipornography feminism.

Andrea Dworkin

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#99. The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of excitement and wonder.

Charles Duke

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