We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.
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To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.
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Birth was the death of him.
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There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.
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Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it.
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To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
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The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.
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Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when take the air I must.
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What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
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Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes Than the first four hours of a diet.
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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
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How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.
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The bastard! He doesn't exist!
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Habit is a great deadener.
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Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful.
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We are all born mad. Some remain so.
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Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss.
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We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?
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Make sense who may. I switch off.
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I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
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Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
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Words are all we have.
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Beckett, Samuel

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