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Matt Groening

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People are throwing panties at you. They certainly never do that at my book-signings.
On playing in The Rock Bottom Remainders

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What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.

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Most men would feel insulted, if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.

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