…is ignorance bliss, I don’t know, but it’s so painful to think, and tell me, what did thinking ever do for me, to what great place did thinking ever bring me? I think and think and think, I’ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. ― Jonathan Safran Foer,… Continue reading Jonathan Safran Foer
All I have never been troubles the night. — Phyllis Hoge Thompson, from “Do Not Tell Me That in Another Life You Will Leave Notes for Me Everywhere So That Next Time We Can Find Each Other,” The Hudson Review (Spring 2007).
Nothing is more permanent than the temporary. — A. E. Stallings, from “After a Greek Proverb,” Like: Poems (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2018)