The best sentences we read today

September 3, 2013

-- "The defining conflict of our time is over what might seem to be a relatively arcane and technical detail: leverage, meaning the extent to which financial institutions should be allowed to borrow relative to their total balance sheets."

-- "Mao's Red Flag May Need to Evoke Panda DNA to Beat Audi"

-- "The beginning of time introduces yet another obstacle to our existence."

-- "There is definitely an intriguing connection between the decline of serial killers and the rise of this sharing culture."

-- "In the not too distant future, all human interactions, written or otherwise, might well be conducted in the form of lists."

-- "I am through with the ocean."

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