“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.” — Mark Twain
I’m better off not socializing. I make a better impression if I’m not around. – Christopher Walken
I found my paperback of Papa Hemingway, by A.E. Hotchner, behind my couch today. I don’t remember ever reading this book. A found a bookmark between pages 74 and 75. On page 75 it reads: Hotcher: Mr. William Faulkner [said]… that you never crawl out on a limb. Said you had no courage, never been known to use a word that might send the reader to the dictionary. Hemingway: Poor
I’ve been reading Arthur Koestler‘s book The Sleepwalkers. Here are some quotes: …I have been interested, for a long time, in the psychological process of discovery as the most concise manifestation of man’s creative faculty — and in that converse process that blinds him towards truths which, once perceived by a seer, become so heartbreakingly obvious. Now this blackout shutter operates not only in the minds of the ‘ignorant and
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” — Philip K. Dick I saw the quote on this video (love the music!).