Paul Theroux Quotes About Ought

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"For years I felt that being respectable meant maintaining a sinister complacency, and the disreputable freedom I sought helped make me a writer." ~ Paul Theroux
"The larger an English industry was, the more likely it was to go bankrupt, because the English were not naturally corporate people; they disliked working for others and they seemed to resent taking orders. On the whole, directors were treated absurdly well, and workers badly, and most industries were weakened by class suspicion and false economies and cynicism. But the same qualities that made English people seem stubborn and secretive made them, face to face, reliable and true to their word. I thought: The English do small things well and big things badly." ~ Paul Theroux
"I want to know the age. The sex. Most of all, the fingerprints. I'd like to identify who it is. After he had agreed, and I had left the office, walking to calm myself, I thought: And who am I? Please tell me who I am and what I'm doing." ~ Paul Theroux
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Any abuse of animals is the same as abuse of men, women, or children."
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