Don’t think or judge, just listen.
Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
–Edgar Allan Poe
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.
–John Greenleaf Whittier
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.