Wit Quotes

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Now is not the time for verbal swordplay, for unlikely flights of imagination and wildly shifting perspectives, for metaphysical conceit, for wit. And nothing would be worse than a detailed scholarly analysis. Erudition. Interpretation. Complication. Now is a time for simplicity. Now is a time for, dare I say it, kindness. I thought being extremely smart would take care of it. But I see I have been found out. Ooohhh. I’m scared. Oh, God. I want… I want… No, I want to hide.
-- Vivian (Scene 12 paragraph Page 69-70)

It felt more like boot camp than English class.
-- Jason Posner (Scene 15 paragraph Page 75)

What we have come to think of as me is, in fact, just the specimen jar, just the dust jacket, just the white piece of paper that bears the little black marks.
-- Vivian (Scene 9 paragraph Page 53)

One thing can be said for an eight-month course of cancer treatment: it is highly educational. I am learning to suffer.
-- Vivian (Scene 3 paragraph Page 31)

I, ah, went outside...
-- Vivian (Scene 2 paragraph Page 15)

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