April 21, 2018
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Saul Bellow

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The assumptions we make as to one another's motives are so circumscribed, our understanding of the universe is so false, that the more we analyze, the more injury we do.

Source: A Theft, in a Clara Velde memo
I am American, Chicago-born -- Chicago, that somber city - and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted; sometimes an innocent knock, sometimes a not so innocent. But a man's character is his fate, says Heraclitus, and in the end there isn't any way to disguise the nature of the knocks by acoustical work on the door or gloving the knuckles.

Source: The Adventures of Augie March
I am simply a human being, more or less.

Source: Herzog
Date: 2001
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