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Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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22 Nov '14 05:51:44 PM

'… like growing a tree without roots.'

22 Nov '14 05:49:21 PM

'… notebooks which promised, deceitfully, on the blank front page, to be the place, finally, where life and writing would converge.'

22 Nov '14 05:04:54 PM

'Their speech will be confounded; they will leave off the building of their own city.'

21 Nov '14 04:26:52 PM

New Hope for the Dead

14 Nov '14 09:26:02 AM

'It's "personal" because you pour yourself into it—your thoughts, your programming.'

11 Nov '14 08:54:05 AM

'The actual magic trick is making the worker disappear.'

10 Nov '14 09:30:27 AM

'… a spiritually corrosive quality…'

10 Nov '14 07:51:21 AM

Snow.

8 Nov '14 07:11:18 PM

It is also why school sucks and recess rules.