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Irving Layton Quotes

"In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination."

"If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets."

"When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you."

"Conscience: self-esteem with a halo."

"We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love."

"Idealist: a cynic in the making."

"Progress of a marriage: "There was a time when you couldn't make me happy. Now the time has come when you can make me unhappy.""

"My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied."

"God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had made in His own image."

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