1. 10

    There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.

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  2. 9

    People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.

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  3. 8

    California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that.

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  4. 7

    Any artist should be grateful for a na?ve grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.

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  5. 6

    Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.

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  6. 5

    You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

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  7. 4

    A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

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  8. 3

    Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.

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  9. 2

    There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.

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  10. 1

    All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he's a writer. It's an aphrodisiac.

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