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Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.

Ben Franklin


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Franklin Ben


The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Franklin Ben


Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author

Franklin Ben


Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Franklin Benjamin


It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being.

Franklin Benjamin


Any road followed to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Franklin Benjamin


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Franklin Benjamin


I can't understand why a person will take a year or two to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.

Franklin Benjamin


Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.

Franklin Benjamin


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Franklin Benjamin


Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Franklin Benjamin


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Franklin Benjamin


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Franklin Benjamin





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