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Famous quotes containing the words harris and/or sam:

    You see, my dear, it occurred to me that he’d make a delightful coffin follower. That, that expression of melancholy. It’s very interesting, don’t you think so, my love?
    —Vernon Harris (c. 1910)

    So Sam enters the universe of sleep, a man who seeks to live in such a way as to avoid pain, and succeeds merely in avoiding pleasure. What a dreary compromise is life!
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)