"What does it mean to be quiet and have fortitude?"
"Things are not all as graspable and sayable as on the whole we are led to believe."
"Constant self-consciousness is a pain."
"The hardest dream of all to achieve is the dream of not being tormented by our unlived dreams."
"There is a recurrent spot where the pattern lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down."
"What is admired in one generation is abhorred in another."
"Law and order is for man, and not man for law and order."
History is the certainty produced at the point where the imperfections of memory meet the inadequacies of documentation."
I'd realized there were scarier things in the world than the monsters that lived in my nightmares."
"Can a person steal happiness? Or is it just another internal, infernal human trick?"