Theft by Finding: Diaries Quotes

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When it comes to subject matter, all diarists are different. I was never one to write about my feelings, in part because they weren’t that interesting (even to me) but mainly because they were so likely to change. Other people’s feelings, though, that was a different story. Got a bone to pick with your stepmother or the manager of the place where you worked until yesterday? Please, let’s talk!"
-- The Author (Introduction paragraph 3)

Importance: This quotation underscore an important aspect of the book: the author’s unique method he uses for keeping his diary. This is significant as it contrasts the book against other diaries that utilize a more traditional style of documentation.

Last night under the stars in a pasture in our sleeping bags, I poured my guts out and said things I was afraid to admit even to myself. And you know, it felt good and not as hopeless as...
-- The Author (chapter 1977 paragraph 14)

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