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What is being awake if not interpreting our dreams, or dreaming if not interpreting our wake?


Jonathan Safran Foer

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Just about every children's book in my local bookstore has an animal for its hero. But then, onl...
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What about little microphones? What if everyone swallowed them, and they played the sounds of our he...
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With writing, we have second chances.
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If we are not given the option to live without violence, we are given the choice to center our meals...
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I went to a tattoo parlor and had YES written onto the palm of my left hand, and NO onto my right pa...
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But I do not do these things because we are family. I do them because they are common decencies. Tha...
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We are being very nomadic with the truth, yes?
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I shook my tambourine the whole time, because it helped me remember that even though I was going thr...
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Just because you’re an atheist, that doesn’t mean you wouldn’t love for things to have reasons...
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Or perhaps a widow found him and took him in: brought him an easy chair, changed his sweater every m...
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I took the world into me, rearranged it, and sent it back out as a question: "Do you like me?
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In bed that night I invented a special drain that would be underneath every pillow in New York, and ...
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My life story is the story of everyone I've ever met.
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There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let th...
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Because sometimes people who seem good
end up being not as good as you might have hoped.
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There are two kinds of sculptures. There's the kind that subtracts: Michelangelo starts with a b...
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I knew that our time together was almost over, I asked her if she liked sports, she asked me if I li...
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Are you an optimist or a pessimist?"
"I can't remember. Which?"
"Do you know what those ...
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SADNESS OF THE INTELLECT: Sadness of being misunderstood [sic]; Humor sadness; Sadness...
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When I was a girl, my life was music that was always getting louder.
Everything moved me. A do...
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I am doing something I hate for you. This is what it means to be in love.
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You are the only one who has understood even a whisper of me, and I will tell you that I am the only...
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I have made my own choice, which is vegetarianism, but it's not the choice I'm imposing on a...
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It's rarely talked about, but hunting for sport is just about as vile as we humans get.
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What's so horrible about being dead forever, and not feeling anything, and not even dreaming? What's...
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The hardest part of writing is not to get the ideas but to remember, why it is important to get them...
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I have been waiting for you for so long.”
I pointed to the car. “We are searching for Trach...
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we laughed and laughed, together and separately, out loud and silently, we were determined to ignore...
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The disgraced Usurer Yankel D took the baby girl home that evening... He made a bed of crumpled news...
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La biodiversità era stata rimpiazziata dall'uniformità genetica, nelle università i dipartimenti ...
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I imagine a line, a white line, painted on the sand and on the ocean, from me to you.
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I see bad stuff on the street all the time that I don't do anything about. I do bad stuff myself...
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Kids are a great analogy. You want your kids to grow up, and you don't want your kids to grow up...
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There is an overabundance of rational reasons to say no to factory-farmed meat: It is the No. 1 caus...
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Books are slow, books are quiet. The Internet is fast and loud.
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When we talk about protecting our right to have guns, we are talking about protecting our right to s...
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(What are your ghosts like?)
(They are on the insides of the lids of my eyes.)
(This is al...
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Songs are as sad as the listener.
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You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
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She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating ...
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I thought about all of the things that everyone ever says to each other, and how everyone is going t...
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Look, taste is clearly the crudest of our senses: this is scientifically, objectively factual. It is...
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It's so hard to express yourself.'
I understand this.'
I want to express myself.'
Th...
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I could not believe in a God that would challenge faith like this.
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The secret was a hole in the middle of me that every happy thing fell into.
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We need enormous pockets, pockets big enough for our families and our friends, and even the people w...
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We had everything to say to each other, but no ways to say it
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I missed you even when I was with you. That’s been my problem. I miss what I already have, and I s...
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I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the cr...
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I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the importan...
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Every widow wakes one morning, perhaps after years of pure and unwavering grieving, to realize she s...
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She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an...
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People care about animals. I believe that. They just don’t want to know or to pay. A fourth of all...
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I tried the key in all the doors, even though he said he didn't recognize it. It's not that I didn't...
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There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even...
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She let out a laugh, and then she put her hand over her mouth, like she was angry at herself for for...
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Words never mean what we want them to mean.
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We slept in the same bed.
There was never a right time to say it.
It was always unnecessar...
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It's the tragedy of loving, you can't love anything more than something you miss.
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The end of the world has come often, and continues to come.
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If we communicated with something like music, we would never be misunderstood, because there is noth...
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She has become an expert at confusing what is with what was with what should be...
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The more you love someone, he came to think, the harder it is to tell them. It surpris...
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