She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there, leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - J.D. Salinger
“If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t fuck’em!”
- John Waters
In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
Marquis de Sade
A photograph could also be described as a quotation, making a book of photographs like a book of quotations. - Susan Sontag
We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
- Charles Bukowski
I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.