“I was happier then. Or was that I? Or am I now I? Can’t bring back time. Like holding water in your hand. Would you go back to then? Just beginning then. Would you?”
“A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."
“What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say goodnight and then his mother put her face down. That was to kiss. His mother put her lips on his cheek; her lips were soft and they wetted his cheek; and they made a tiny little noise: kiss. Why did people do that with their two faces?”