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To feel at home, stay at home. A foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It’s designed to make its own people comfortable.

Clifton Fadiman (1904-1999) American critic, lecturer, editor
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When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.

Clifton Fadiman (1904-1999) American critic, lecturer, editor
Any Number Can Play (1957)
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It would seem that in youth we sow our wild oats, in old age our tame anecdotes.

Clifton Fadiman (1904-1999) American critic, lecturer, editor
The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes, Introduction (1985)
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