"…mate, this is what I noticed when I was in the Houses of Parliament: it’s decorated exactly the same as Eton, it’s decorated exactly the same as Oxford, so a certain type of people goes in there and thinks, “Oh, this makes me nervous,” and another type of people go in there and go, “This is how it should be."’
"We lie. That’s what we do. You’re selling me a line of bullshit and you want me to sell you a line of bullshit back so you can write a major line of bullshit and be paid for it."
— Jennifer Egan, Look at Me
"You remain invested in your inner child by exploding every day. You don’t worry about the future, you don’t worry about the past — you just explode. So I’ve remained a boy, because boys run everywhere — they never stop running, they never look back, they just keep running, running, and running. That’s me — the running boy.”