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β€œI cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and alw...

β€œI cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done so since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.” β€”JRR Tolkien, foreword to Lord of the Rings, second edition
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β€œCheap editions of great books may be d...

β€œCheap editions of great books may be delightful, but cheap editions of great men are absolutely detestable.” ― Oscar Wilde
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"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects th...

"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects the preceding one and that in turn will be corrected by the next, until publication of the definitive edition, which the publisher donates to the worms." - Machado de Assis
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"Never accept the proposition that just because a solution ...

"Never accept the proposition that just because a solution satisfies a problem, that it must be the only solution." -Raymond E. Feist: Magician (Master) The author's preferred edition
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"Inevitably, if you have abstained all your life, you don't truly kn...

"Inevitably, if you have abstained all your life, you don't truly know what you are missing. But the thirst is still there, deep down, underlying everything." ― The Abstainer's Handbook (second edition), p. 120
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"The New York Times print edition is a...

"The New York Times print edition is a great way to test your memory of what you read yesterday online." - Andy Borowitz
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