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Miss Lonelyhearts

Nathanael West

Top 10 Best Quotes

“He read it for the same reason an animal tears at a wounded foot: to hurt the pain.”

“He's an escapist. He wants to cultivate his interior garden.”

“Art Is a Way Out. Do not let life overwhelm you. When the old paths are choked with the débris of failure, look for newer and fresher paths. Art is just such a path. Art is distilled from suffering.”

“Her sureness was based on the power to limit experience arbitrarily. Moreover, his confusion was significant, whereas her order was not.”

“No dream ever entirely disappears. Somewhere it troubles some unfortunate person and some day, when that person has been sufficiently troubled, it will be reproduced on the lot.”

“Love a man even in his sin, for that is the semblance of Divine Love and is the highest love on eath. Love all God's creation, the whole and every grain of sand in it. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will percieve the divine mystery in things. Once you percieve it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love.”

“Humanity...I'm a humanity lover. All the broken bastards...”

“what goes on in the sea is of no interest to the rock”

“He was giving birth to groups of words.”

“It's solitary drinking that makes drunkards.”

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