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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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23 Nov '14 01:51:44 AM

'… like growing a tree without roots.'

23 Nov '14 01:49:21 AM

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

23 Nov '14 01:04:54 AM

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

22 Nov '14 12:26:52 AM

New Hope for the Dead

14 Nov '14 05:26:02 PM

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

11 Nov '14 04:54:05 PM

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

10 Nov '14 05:30:27 PM

'… a spiritually corrosive quality…'

10 Nov '14 03:51:21 PM

Snow.

9 Nov '14 03:11:18 AM

It is also why school sucks and recess rules.