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"I don’t know what’s the matter with me, why I’m so adept at distance, why I feel so remote from things, why life feels like a rumor."
- David Shields, How Literature Saved My Life

"If the knife is in you,
it may be best not to pull it out."
- Dean Young, Tiger, First Course In Turbulence

"And what is the most terrible thing about boredom? Why do we rush to dispel it? Because it is a distraction-free state which soon enough reveals underlying unpalatable truths about existence—our insignificance, our meaningless existence, our inexorable progression to deterioration and death."
- The Schopenhauer Cure, Irvin Yalom