[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
In a dying civilization, political prestige is the reward not of the shrewdest diagnostician, but of the man with the best bedside manner.
Posted by stronzo on 12.26.2009
All the great words, it seemed to Connie, were cancelled for her generation: love, joy, happiness, home, mother, father, husband, all these great, dynamic words were half dead now, and dying from day to day.
Posted by stronzo on 05.26.2009
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