— John Cage, from Silence
"Following, of course, the general outlines of the Christian life. I myself tend to think of catching trains more than Christianity."
Stuff I like (all)
- “All I am is literature, and I am not able or willing to be anything else.”
- “The more clearly one sees this world, the more one is obliged to pretend it does not exist.”— James Salter, A Sport and a Pastime (1967)
So I’ve read A sport and a pastime. It’s been a while since I’ve read anything so remotely serious. Quite a “manly” piece too, if I may say so....
- “The importance of Liking Yourself is a notion that fell heavily out of favor during the coptic, anti-ego frenzy of the Acid Era - but nobody guessed...”