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Like other such lives, like all lives, this is a tragedy; high hopes, noble efforts; under thickening difficulties and impediments, ever-new nobleness of valiant effot; - and the result, death...
~Thomas Carlyle, The Life of John Sterling, 1851
I should like this to be used as an epitaph when I die, but it's a very vain notion. And, anyway, inscriptions on tombs are expensive.
~Irère Némirovsky, 1934
I'm already in love with this book and can't wait to make pesto completely by hand. Fuck blenders!
No matter where I live, my goal is always to make a space that could be in such a book as this.
Tap water is poison.
~A flyer touting the stock of a Texas bottled water company.
When we're done, tap water will be relegated to showers and washing dishes.
~Susan Wellington, president of the Quaker Oats Company's United States beverage division.