I died for you one time, but never again.
"Everything is up in the air right now. My dog just died. My car just got hit. And I might get evicted. All I’ve got is my health."
No easier in life than death, I, the miraculous migrant,
casually drift to lessen the dull edge of boredom
because it’s better to do the wrong thing
than attempt failure at the right.
said the boy to his father.
I do not want to remember, I believe it would hamper the future and damage the past.
André Gide, ‘The Immoralist’
Everything all at once.
Everything all together.
How many more pictures of beautiful people until you think you have enough?
Jack Kerouac, On the Road
Equality is necessary for meaningful speech. And you need free speech to fight for equality.
Falling in love isn’t hard to do, it’s getting back up that hurts the most
Authenticity is a thing of the past. Vicarious nostalgia is a symptom of it. And the past is paste, holding a splintered world together. As has been persuasively argued by Camille de Toledo in “Coming of Age at the End of History,” the only way to be radical in this day and age is to be invisible. Not that anybody’s interested in being radical… or invisible.
John Tottenham, ‘The Portlandization of Los Angeles