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Sarah Vowell

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We are flawed creatures, all of us. Some of us think that means we should fix our flaws. But get rid of my flaws and there would be no one left.

— Sarah Vowell

#individuality #inspirational #inspirational

I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it.

— Sarah Vowell

#religion #religion

Robert Todd Lincoln, a.k.a. Jinxy McDeath.

— Sarah Vowell

#humor #death

The only thing more dangerous than an idea is a belief. And by dangerous I don't mean thought-provoking. I mean: might get people killed.

— Sarah Vowell

#morality #religion #religious-extremism #religion

History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between.

— Sarah Vowell


The whole thing reminds me of graduate school seminars, except these people are smart and funny and have something interesting to say.

— Sarah Vowell


Like a lot of once devout people who have lost their faith, I had holes the size of heaven and hell in my head and in my heart.

— Sarah Vowell

#religion #faith

In America, on the ordinate plane of faith versus reason, the x axis of faith intersects with the y axis of reason at the zero point of "I don't give a damn what you think.

— Sarah Vowell


Honestly, the only question most Americans ask about a new building at this point is basically: Is it a soul-sucking eyesore of cheap-ass despair? It's not? Whew.

— Sarah Vowell

#architecture #humor #architecture

I get younger people who watch Conan or The Daily Show, but before that it was mostly people who knew me from public radio. Those people are kind of old.

— Sarah Vowell

#conan #daily #daily show #get #i

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"annexed Hawaii Puerto Rico and Guam and invaded Cuba and then the Philippines becoming a meddling self-serving militaristic international superpower practically overnight. Her writing has been publiSarah Vowelld in The Village Voice Esquire GQ Spin The New York Times Los Angeles Times and the SF Weekly and Sarah Vowell has been a regular contributor to the online magazine Salon. In 2005 Vowell served as a guest columnist for The New York Times during several weeks in July briefly filling in for Maureen Dowd.

Sarah Jane Vowell (born December 27 1969) is an American author journalist essayist and social commentator. Often referred to as a "social observer" Vowell has written six nonfiction books on American history and culture most recently Unfamiliar FiSarah Vowells which was publiSarah Vowelld in 2011. She was also the voice of Violet in the animated film The Incredibles.

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