One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice.
But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price.
I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't, luckily, have to bother about that.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
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Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention.
I don't care who I play to, as long as they enjoy listening to what I play.