Henry is entirely invented though by now I feel he’s as real as anyone I know.
Ideas are easy. It’s the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.
Kinsey was never a lawyer. She’s strictly blue collar.
Personally, I’d rather grow old alone than in the company of anyone I’ve met so far. I don’t experience myself as lonely, incomplete, or unfulfilled, but I don’t talk about that much. It seems to piss people off–especially men. (Kinsey Millhone)
I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
Books are like movies of the mind and it’s better to leave Kinsey where she is.
Ghosts don’t haunt us. That’s not how it works. They’re present among us because we won’t let go of them.””I don’t believe in ghosts,” I said, faintly.”Some people can’t see the color red. That doesn’t mean it isn’t there,” she replied.
Thinking is hard work, which is why you don’t see many people doing it.
People talk about “dysfunctional” families; I’ve never seen any other kind
So much of the past in encapsulated in the odds and ends. Most of us discard more information about ourselves than we ever care to preserve. Our recollection of the past is not simply distorted by our faulty perception of events remembered but skewed by those forgotten. The memory is like twin orbiting stars, one...
Except for cases that clearly involve a homicidal maniac, the police like to believe murders are committed by those we know and love, and most of the time they’re right – a chilling thought when you sit down to dinner with a family of five. All those potential killers passing their plates.
Personally I don’t endorse the notion of mortality. It’s fine for other folk, but I disapprove of the concept for me and my loved ones. Seems unfair that we’re not allowed to vote on the matter and not one of us is excused. Who made up that rule?” – Kinsey Millhone
If high heels were so wonderful, men would be wearing them.
I thought about the current contamination of beaches, raw sewage spilling into oceans and streams, the hole in the ozone, forests being stripped, the toxic-waste dumps, the merry plunder of mankind added to the drought and the famine that nature dishes up annually as a matter of course. It’s hard to know what’s actually going...