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I expect good of nobody... and I'm sometimes pleasantly surprised. When I find good, my first feeling is one of nostalgia for something we've lost. Ask John Morgan...
Well, I don't know. I only know goodness... and anger... and revenge and evil and desire. These seem to me far better words then 'neurosis' and 'psychology' and 'paranoia'. These old words, these good old words have a sort of... conviction... which all this modern apparatus of language now lacks. We bury these words, these simple feelings. We bury them deep. And all the building over that constitutes this century will not wish these feelings away.
They say that murderers are drawn to the second-hand. There's a theory that murder is characteristically committed by people who handle other people's things... in second-hand clothes shops, junk shops, markets.
Self improvement, that's another hallmark. People who teach themselves things at home, at night... theories they only half understand. Informal education- a fantasy life of singular intensity
When you're a boy, you think oh it's so easy... always wipe the slate and move on. Then with the years you find you've become a prisoner of dreams.
The girl ran away this morning.
Goodluck to her.
[raising a toast] To all our escapes.
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