I don’t know why I’m always trying to get away from her. I think she’s too willing to suffer. I see her sitting like a target waiting for the slings and arrows. — Charles Bukowski, from “the doomed lady poet,” The Night Torn Mad With Footsteps. (Ecco May 31, 2002)
To die will be an awfully big adventure. ― J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan. (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 100 Anv edition (October 1, 2003) Originally published 1911.