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Now I know what a ghost is. Unfinished business, that’s what.”

― Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses

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Ghosts seem harder to please than we are; it is as though they haunted for haunting’s sake — much as we relive, brood, and smoulder over our pasts.

ELIZABETH BOWEN, preface to The Second Ghost Book

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It’s very cliched to go, ‘You’re not goats.’ We don’t care if we are, and we don’t care if we aren’t.

Joel Madden

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“When you’ve fallen from the sky, been abandoned by your friend, suffered police brutality, metamorphosed into a goat, lost your work as well as your wife, learned the power of hatred and regained human shape, what is there left to do but, as you would no doubt phrase it, demand your rights?”

― Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses