Wednesday, November 12, 2008

QuoTe(s) oF tHe DAy

"The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write much better with a word processor.', I replied, 'They used to say the same thing about drugs'."
Roy Blount Jr. (click for his wikipage)

"Many a person has been saved from summer alcoholism, not to mention hypertoxicity, by Dostoyevsky. [...] A good heavy book holds you down. It’s an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic."

“Reading and Nothingness, Of Proust in the Summer Sun,” New York Times (June 2, 1985) Roy Blount Jr. (click for his official site)

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