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Interesting words

"The quiet passion for passionlessness, the lust for good form, for not doing or saying the outrageous or excessive thing, has often a depressing consequence. It not infrequently solidifies into the habit of saying nothing of any interest or depth or importance, and of saying and feeling nothing at all. sometimes the impeccable surface comes to be all that there is, as if there never had been anything else."
Irwin Edman
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