Mad dash to nowhere
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.
When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
With all this darkness round me I feel less alone.
Krapp’s Last Tape
One should say before sleeping, “I have lived many lives. I have been a slave and a prince. Many a beloved had sat upon my knees and I have sat upon the knees of many a beloved. Everything that has been shall be again.