The problem with introspection is that it has no end. ― Philip K. Dick
[O]nly death can get us out of this and maybe not even death. Maybe it’s too late; we’ll carry this deterioration with us to the next life. — Philip K. Dick, Dr. Bloodmoney. (Vintage; Reprint edition, May 14, 2002) Originally published 1965.
There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve. — William S. Burroughs
I am getting so far out one day I won’t come back at all. — William S. Burroughs
But the actual touch of her lingered, inside his heart. That remained. In all the years of his life ahead, the long years without her, with never seeing her or hearing from her or knowing anything about her, if she was alive or happy or dead or what, that touch stayed locked within him, sealed… Continue reading Philip K. Dick
What does a scanner see? Does it see into me? Into us? Clearly or darkly? — Philip K. Dick, A Scanner Darkly. (Gollancz; Film Tie-in Ed edition August 17, 2006) Originally published 1977.