Women will show pride and honor about almost anything except love ...
He was as calm as a god who has seen both life and death, and seen nothing of particular importance in either of them.
Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.
Ever since then I have believed that God is not only a gentleman and a sport; he is a Kentuckian too.
An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
Ellen was in her late thirties, plump, her face unblemished still. It was as though whatever marks being in the world had left upon it up to the time the aunt vanished had been removed from between the skeleton and the skin, between the sum of experience and the envelope in which it resides, by intervening years of annealing and untroubled flesh.