A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.
Contradictions if well understood and managed can spark off the fires of invention. Orthodoxy whether of the right or of the left is the graveyard of creativity.
In such a regime, I say, you died a good death if your life had inspired someone to ome forward and shoot your murderer in the chest—without asking to be paid.
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- Norman Mailer American Novelist, Journalist
- Reginald Horace Blyth British Japanologist
- Sandra Day O’Connor American Jurist
- V. S. Naipaul Trinidadian-British Writer
- Harold Pinter British Playwright
- Edna O’Brien Irish Author
- Russell Hoban American Author
- Duke Ellington American Musician
- Maria Mitchell American Astronomer