Never trust a man who carries a handkerchief, I always say. One of many prejudicial rules of thumb.
("Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World")
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In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness.
I stare at this ceaseless, rushing crowd and imagine a time a hundred years from now. In a hundred years everybody here-me included-will have disappeared from the face of the earth and turned into ashes or dust. A weird thought, but everything in front of me starts to seem unreal, like a gust of wind could blow it all away.
It was as if I were writing letters to hold together the pieces of my crumbling life.
There's an essential order you have to follow in everything. It's a way of showing respect, following everything in the correct order.
I wonder what ants do on rainy days?
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I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.
Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name. Are they all alike. I think so.