war and peace

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war and peace

Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room. Blockbusting fiction is bought as furniture. Unread, it maintains its value. Read, it looks like money wasted. Cunningly, Americans know that books contain a person, and they want the person, not the book.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lex Luthor:
Some people can read War and Peace and come away thinking it's a simple adventure story. Others can read the ingredients on a chewing gum wrapper and unlock the secrets of the universe.

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For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.More [08/01/2011 05:08:07]
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
You cannot make peace with terrorists. The normal dividing lines between war and peace do not apply.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I may not lead the most dramatic life, but in my brain it's War and Peace everyday.More [07/16/2011 03:07:47]

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