Jul 8, 2014
commented on We Just Can't Stand Ourselves
"It would be better if I could only stop thinking. Thoughts are the dullest thing. Duller than flesh." I came across this quote by Sartre just after reading this post.
Dec 22, 2013
commented on American Russell
I thought the principal characters in Casino and Goodfellas (Henry Hill, Jimmy Conway, Tommy, Sam Rothstein, Nicky Santoro, etc.) were the characters running around trying to scrape together a living while the fat cats live out their huge Greek tragedies.
Feb 24, 2011
commented on Meet Peter the Mechanic
That reminds me of one of Mencken's great quotes: "a cynic is someone who, when he sees flowers, wonders who has died." (paraphrased)