95% of our writing process is just trying to make each other laugh, but we genuinely don’t expect anyone else to be amused by our nonsense.
Sean Bonner and Allen Morgenstern, The New Oklahoma
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- “I showed him to the shelf where we kept Crowley and other such nonsense, and returned to the counter frowning thoughtfully.”
- “It is never easy, even when the world is most normal and peaceful, to mark off with sharp lines the area of individual freedom. No person ever lives unto himself or is sufficient to himself. He is inextricably woven into the tissue of the social group. His privileges, his responsibilities, his obligations are forever over-individual and come from beyond his narrow isolated life.”
- The strain and tension of world issues disturb our judgment. We cannot if we would turn away from the events and movements that affect the destiny of nations to dwell calmly and securely upon our own inner, private actions.
- “The book was, in fact, a subtle and eloquent parody of the intellectual parasitism of the critic, and much of the delight lay in the knowledge that both the errors of play and the articulate nonsense of the commentary were so arcane that most readers would nod along in grave agreement.”
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