Quotes

“A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else." -- Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 [I read 1Q84 a few years ago, but this quote rings true in light of recent conversations, so I wanted to remember it by putting it here. Photo of beach on Inis Oirr in April, 2018]
Dirk: What I'm saying is we followed the holistic road today already, Todd, and it ended up with a man dead. Todd: Wait, he's not dead. They said he had a minor heart attack. Dirk: He's very muchly more dead than he was when he woke up this morning. He's like five out of eight dead-ish! ~ Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Season 2

It is the nature of the idea to be communicated, written, spoken, done. The idea is like grass it craves light, likes crowds, thrives on crossbreeding, grows stronger from being stepped on. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her. ~ Bob Marley