"The lunatic, the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact"
“You will think me cruel, very selfish, but love is always selfish; the more ardent the more selfish."
“It is very wrong to kill any one." "Oh, I hate the cheap severity of abstract ethics!”
Ryan O'Neill's 101 retellings of the Australian classic short story, The Drover's Wife by Henry Lawson.
"Why, if one wants to compare life to anything, one must liken it to being blown through the Tube at fifty miles an hour--landing at the other end without a single hairpin in one's hair!" - The Mark On The Wall
“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”
“But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something."
“No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality.”
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”