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Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
—Goethe

Sep 152021
 

Love-conquers-all is the dullest story in the world. In most of the interesting stories love conquers nothing whatever.

Jul 192021
 

There exists in all men a thirst for the hunt, for predator stalking prey inexorably until it is caught and torn to shreds, that only reading Jane Austen can slake.

Jun 082021
 

The minor benefit of exercise is that it improves your health; the major one is that it improves your looks.

Nov 182020
 

Sex was a lot better in the movies when they weren’t allowed to show it.

Jul 242020
 

There are two fundamental types of crazy women: one wears her hair much too long, and the other much too short.

Jul 132020
 

Many supposed gold-diggers are digging not for gold but for the capacities that amassed it.

Mar 192020
 

Marry a woman like yourself, and discover your flaws in her; or different, and let her discover them in you.