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David Mamet on The Collector

September 11, 2008

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“It is said there are three happy states of the collector: discovery, possession, and dispersal, each of which, during its period of sway, is supreme: to thirst after, to enjoy, to share; until the burning desire, in the perfected state, is clear of attachment either to the thing itself or to its contemplation–devotion, over time, […]

Kurt Vonnegut quotation (thanks to Kate Paley who posted this on her FB info page)

September 3, 2008

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John Stuart Mill quote

June 19, 2007

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ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so

Guy de Maupassant quote

June 13, 2007

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French un baiser légal ne vaut jamais un baiser volé English a lawful kiss is never worth as much as a stolen one

Vittorio Foa quote

May 11, 2007

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Italian le sole risposte utili sono quelle che propongono nuove domande English the only useful answers are those that pose new questions

Heraclitus quote

May 1, 2007

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Greek τίποτε δεν αντέχει στο χρόνο όσο η αλλαγή English nothing is permanent, except change

quote

March 22, 2007

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Nietzsche quote