I’m certainly appreciative of how music has its own rhythm, it passes before you, it has its own time signature, it lasts as long as it lasts, it carries you with it.
Jim Jarmusch, interviewed in The Stool Pigeon, May 2012.
Mostly what people did during the war was write letters. In support of my personal belief that real life doesn’t live up to writing about it, the members of my family seem to have spent most of their time that year engaged in correspondence.
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
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