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Brendan Gill



    Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

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    If the unexamined life is not worth living, the unexamined past is not worth possessing; it bears fruit only by being held continuously up to the light, and is as changeable and as full of surprises, pleasant and unpleasant, as the future

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    It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.

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