Whatever is silenced will clamour to be heard, though silently.
We thought we were running away from the grown-ups, and now we are the grown-ups.
Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
Being kind to your dog doesn't make you a better artist.
Or perhaps she's just softening me up: she's a Baptist, she'd like me to find Jesus, or vice versa, before it's too late. That kind of thing doesn't run in her family: her mother Reenie never went in much for God. There was mutual respect, and if you were in trouble, naturally you'd call on him, as with lawyers, but as with lawyers, it would have to be bad trouble. Otherwise it didn't pay to get too mixed up with him.