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    Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool’s paradise—when that’s the only paradise he’ll ever have a chance to enter.
    Jessamyn West (1902–1984)

    Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.
    Philip Guedalla (1889–1944)