Repeated attempts to return to a mind that is not what it once was...
I don’t want to talk about it. I wanted to go to a real camp where you run around all day, doing stuff until you’re too tired to think. Link (from the Daria movie, “Is it Fall Yet?”)
I used to be sort of blind, now I can sort of see. Bill Callahan, “Rococo Zephyr”
Journalism is an excuse for shy people to ask questions. H.D.S. Greenway (via my sister, who heard him on Tom Ashbrook’s “On Point”)
Yes, sometimes she had scared him, all right. He had to admit it to himself, sometimes. Hell, anybody would be scared, the way she acted, acting sometimes like the minute was all there was, like there wasn’t any yesterday and there wasn’t any tomorrow, or like what yesterday was or tomorrow would be didn’t have any connection, not a damned bit, and damn it, a man had to think about those things.
Robert Penn Warren, from At Heaven’s Gate
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