Karl Marlantes Quote

We all want to be special, to stand out; there's nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we're unique to start with. But we then go through some sort of boot camp from the age of zero to about 18 where we learn everything we can about how not to be unique.


What It Is Like to Go to War (ed. 2011)

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We all want to be special, to stand out; there's nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we're ...

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We all want to be special, to stand out; there's nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we're ...

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We all want to be special, to stand out; there's nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we're ...

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We all want to be special, to stand out; there's nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we're ...