"I notice that Autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature."
"AGAMEMNON: all of you will swear allegiance to me
ACHILLES: [skateboards by] who the fuck is this clown?"
"Any idiot can face a crisis; it’s this day-to-day living that wears you out."
"In order to understand, it is immensely important for the person who understands to be located outside the object of his or her creative understanding—in time, in space, in culture. For one cannot even really see one’s own exterior and comprehend it as a whole, and no mirrors or photographs can help; our real exterior can be seen and understood only by other people, because they are located outside us in space, and because they are others."
— Mikhail Bakhtin, Speech Genres and Other Late Essays