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A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
Memory
Clifton Fadiman

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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
Vocation
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I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
Quotations
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Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
Writers and Writing
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The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
Vocabulary
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To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
Wine
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun