Veneration of Mark Twain is one of the roots of our current intellectual stalemate.
—John Kennedy Toole
You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice…
There are still more days to travel in this life. And he knows that the man who makes the journey has been shaped by every day and every person along the way. Scars are just another kind of memory.