Paul Goodman quotes

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It rarely adds anything to say, "In my opinion"Mnot even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the P ...
Here we have the beautiful British compromise: a man can say anything, he mustn't do anything; a man can listen to anything, but h ...
There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less tha ...
Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.
Faced with even a temporary delay or absence, children pound and scream and bawl; but as soon as the situation changes, they are b ...
What the devil to do with the sentence "Who the devil does he think he's fooling?" You can't write "Whom the devil--"
When the Devil quotes Scriptures, it's not, really, to deceive, but simply that the masses are so ignorant of theology that somebo ...
To translate, one must have a style of his own, for otherwise the translation will have no rhythm or nuance, which come from the p ...
For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of th ...
The important thing about travel in foreign lands is that it breaks the speech habits and makes you blab less, and breaks the habi ...
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