Editor’s Note: Quotebag

Editor’s note:

Mrs. Sophie Krels and her son and daughter, Don and Judy, and Bobby Nixon, as named in this story, are real characters who played the part in the case as set forth herein, but have been given these fictitious names to save them from embarassment.

 

The imposter is the dream and the Emperor is the dreamer himself.

– Sigmund Freud

 

The difference is crucial, for Johnson’s detachment enabled him to think and speak of such things as the "true state" of life. Sterne is the first writer of fiction to believe that there is no such happy thing as objective and universal reality. Instead, he knows intuitively that reality is no more than a projection in his own head – and we know what he thought of that head.

– David Thomson

 

It had ever, as I told the reader, been one of the singular blessings of my life, to be almost every hour of it miserable in love with someone.

– Laurence Sterne

 

I could devour the little witch. If she had a plague-spot on her, I could touch the infection.

– William Hazlitt

 

(In Washington, D.C. the young hipsters who run the White Tower late at night and freefeed their subterranean flipped chicks have no conception whatever of the dignity which we are supposed to employ in the contemplation of Abraham Lincoln)

– Jack Kerouac

About ubu507

memory documentation and manipulation
This entry was posted in FROM THE QUOTE BAG. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s