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"The Wire has done what no other television program has come close to achieving—namely, presenting the life of a decaying American city and doing so with the scope and moral vision of great literature... I really wish I had HBO."

"'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read."

(Excerpt of a homage to Marcel Proust a year after his death in 1922): "Although I hardly know a single volume of the great work of Marcel Proust [...], I am nevertheless keenly aware, from the little I've had the leisure to read in In Search of Lost Time, that literature has just experienced an exceptional loss."
Paul Valery, Proust's In Search of Lost Time has seven volumes and almost three thousand pages.

"To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'."
@thealmightygod, Twitter account

"[Morgan Freeman] was the narrator in March of the Penguins. Powerful, powerful piece of cinema. Never saw it."
Roger, American Dad!

"How can they respect my culture if they haven't seen it?"


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