Quote of the Day
Jan 21
  • medium:
  • nonfiction

“Other people’s words are the bridge you cross from where you were to wherever you’re going.”

“That Crafty Feeling,” in Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays (New York: Penguin, 2010), 102
Quality Quote Collecting


Jan 21

My Ex-Life

Stephen McCauley

Nov 1

Not That Kind of Girl

Lena Dunham

May 29

The Blazing World

Siri Hustvedt

Apr 26

The Empathy Exams

Leslie Jamison

Feb 20

Nine Stories

J. D. Salinger

“Lou was a tai chi master and spent his last days here being happy and dazzled by the beauty and power and softness of nature. He died on Sunday morning looking at the trees and doing the famous 21 form of tai chi with just his musician hands moving through the air.
        Lou was a prince and a fighter and I know his songs of the pain and beauty in the world will fill many people with the incredible joy he felt for life. Long live the beauty that comes down and through and onto all of us.”

about her husband, Lou Reed, published in the East Hampton Star, October 31, 2013. Full obit here.