We liked to believe there is an alternate world, a better world, populated entirely by characters created by the yearnings of humanity--governing and inspiring themselves with all the lucidity wit which we rendered them.
...when you hate someone so much, a part of you wants desperately to forgive them. But you can't decide if it's because you really want, or if you just want to stop hating. I still don't know if forgiveness is generous or selfish. Maybe both.
Freedom is the only thing we must demand in life, for all other good things stem from it
History is changed by martyrs who tell the truth.
Perhaps we have stopped ourselves from being invented, from self-realization, by blaming others for our wordlessness.
It kills me how these days everyone has clinical justification for their strangeness.
morality... comes at a price.
Oh, how wonderfully romantic of you. Romantics are really only in love with themselves.
Children sometimes know best and we chide them for being precocious. Then we grow aged and become again like children, and they call us wise.
To be an honest writer, you have to be away from home, and totally alone in life.
A man's life is all he has. When you're old, it's all you'll ever have.
To be angry implies you care
Angry men have little to live for when their rage becomes ineffective.
As we all came to discover the limitations of assimilation, we grew closer as a family
If our greatest fear is to sink away alone and unremembered, the brutality that time will inflict upon each of us will always run stronger than any river's murky waves.