David Foster Wallace quotes
Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.
The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.
It did what all ads are supposed to do: create an anxiety relievable by purchase.
Lonely people tend, rather, to be lonely because they decline to bear the psychic costs of being around other humans. They are allergic to people. People affect them too strongly.
I had kind of a midlife crisis at twenty which probably doesn't augur well for my longevity
It's weird to feel like you miss someone you're not even sure you know.
I do things like getting in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it."
The parts of me that used to think I was different or smarter or whatever, almost made me die.