Hallmark card portion of the program. Sometimes things I have read stick with me. Go figure. I guess it has to happen sometimes. Skip this post if it's all too deep and shit for you.
We are the same people, only futher from home.
Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found. --Lao Tzu
I thought that in New York, the charming eccentricity of someone in his twenties can become a grotesque deformity when he enters his fifties, since this is a city where no one conforms to a general, civilized code of behavior... --Edmund White
(Banville) conveys the narrator's anguish, as he comes to an understanding that 'we are defined and have our being through others;' and must realign ourselves when those closest to us disappear
--from some book review in the New Yorker