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Mark Helprin quotes (6)

If it wasn't for music, I would think that love is mortal.
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Marxists are people whose insides are torn up day after day because they want to rule the world and no one will even publish their letter to the editor.
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Of course, you would have to be insane to hope your child grows up to be a playwright or poet. Given the odds, you would have to be quite cavalier about your children's future.
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The greatest fight is when you are fighting in the smoke and cannot see with your eyes.
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The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
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Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
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