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Joan Didion



    Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?

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    The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

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    Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.

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    Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power.

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    Western Attitudes Toward Death.

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