• (...) if you’re really good at something, i mean if there’s nobody, or hardly anybody, who’s as good as you are, then you’ve got to be serious about that. don’t mess around, for god’s sake.
    • (...) and when you really love something, then it loves you back, in whatever way it has to love.
    • and all the people there were intensely real, wildly alive and totally meaningful, and i alone was a dream, a figment which had never really touched anything. i felt that i was not, never had been and never would be a living part of this overpoweringly solid and deeply meaningful world around me.
    • it seemed clear that wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart.
dec 3 2018 ∞
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