September 4, 2009

A foreign country


“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.”
       Leslie P. Hartley (1895-1972)
       British novelist 
       Opening sentence of The Go-Between (1953)

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“All of life is a foreign country.”
       Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)
       American Beat poet and novelist
       Letter, June 24, 1949, published in The Beat Vision (1987)

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