Monthly Archives: December 2014
It was out of not two, but an overflowing of “no’s” that my “yes” came.
She avoided contact with her old friends not because she didn’t like them anymore, but because she didn’t like herself back then.
I am terrified of people who are not constantly cracking jokes; in this day and age, they are the ones who truly believe nothing.
I do not choose to like this musician or genre of music. Nor is my preference directly biological. The determinants of musical taste are biographical, historical, and sociological.
Every universal principle acquires its coherence by contradicting itself at the point of self-defense.
He tried stealing some ideas. Having failed, he tried to steal a few words.
Anything that appears appears to be something other than it is.
At the beginning of an artistic endeavor, you need to be slightly less than sober. At the end, you are likely more sober than ever.
After the September 11th attacks, Hillary Clinton said that “Every nation has to either be with us, or against us.” Harlan Ellison said of the march from Selma to Montgomery that “If you weren’t marching with us, go screw yourself.”
The point cannot be “You don’t have enemies.”