Sigmund Freud, Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego
But there is a maddening implication that exists in this assertion—a truth, even—the mere act contended here, the indifference to truth, itself, is the heaviest truth that can ever bow before us.
I had no idea
like a canvas
Terrified by his grace,
my forever slew-slung escape—
William S. Burroughs
An uncanny depiction of my law school experience thus far.
Milan Kundera, Identity
"Claire de Lune," by Flight Facilities
The most important things are the hardest things to say. Just when things start to get good—in between the uproar and velvet divide— consonants abandon the tongue, and have me chute through vowels, straight and narrow through audible friction.
It troubles me to say
anybody’s name at all—
Pronouncing an existence
is only proof of my own
And I am surely
not ready to be known
Stephen King, "The Body", Different Seasons